lottery http://kbia.org en Mo. Lottery sales reach $1.14B in 2013 budget year http://kbia.org/post/mo-lottery-sales-reach-114b-2013-budget-year <p>Missouri Lottery sales rose to another record high during the 2013 budget year.</p><p>The Lottery says it sold $1.14 billion of tickets during the fiscal year that ended June 30. That's up 4 percent from the previous year's total of $1.1 billion.</p><p>Lottery sales have set new high marks each of the past three years.</p><p>Executive Director May Scheve Reardon attributes the increased sales to a new advertising campaign and several large Powerball jackpots. She also cites the beginning of a new loyalty program and strong sales in several other Lottery games.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 21:58:06 +0000 Associated Press 36758 at http://kbia.org Mo. Lottery sales reach $1.14B in 2013 budget year Mo. House panel mulls privacy for lottery winners http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-mulls-privacy-lottery-winners <p>A Missouri House committee is considering bill that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous after claiming their prizes. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:10:57 +0000 Associated Press 31159 at http://kbia.org Mo. House panel mulls privacy for lottery winners Lottery win could give small boost to Mo. coffers http://kbia.org/post/lottery-win-could-give-small-boost-mo-coffers <p>The sale of a winning Powerball ticket in northwest Missouri could mean about $10 million in unexpected income tax revenue for the state. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:48:40 +0000 The Associated Press 25235 at http://kbia.org Lottery win could give small boost to Mo. coffers Newscast for July 17, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-17-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Mo. declared federal agricultural disaster area</li><li>Mo. lottery has no plan for extra money</li><li>State government receives $38 million in national mortgage settlement</li></ul> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 22:59:01 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 17731 at http://kbia.org Lottery has no plan for extra money http://kbia.org/post/lottery-has-no-plan-extra-money <p>Officials at the Missouri Lottery have no strategy to generate an additional $35 million that legislative budget writers and Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s administration had hoped would help avoid cuts to government services. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 22:50:19 +0000 Associated Press 17729 at http://kbia.org Lottery has no plan for extra money Newscast for April 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-10-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>The likely culprit behind the E Coli outbreak.</li><li>The restoration of funding to public education.</li><li>Senator McCaskill&#39;s fundraising efforts.</li></ul> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 22:38:27 +0000 Chris McDaniel 12176 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 10, 2012 Lottery allows restoration of education funding http://kbia.org/post/lottery-allows-restoration-education-funding <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is restoring about $6.8 million that he previously cut from public education because of budget concerns.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Nixon&#39;s administration said Tuesday it is providing $5 million for transportation assistance at K-12 schools and $200,000 for fine arts and scholars academies.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 22:05:39 +0000 Associated Press 12172 at http://kbia.org Lottery allows restoration of education funding Mo. House members want to move funds away from state lottery http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-members-want-move-funds-away-state-lottery <p>Missouri House members are seeking to boost funding for veterans&#39; homes by diverting more of Missouri&#39;s lottery proceeds to the state budget &mdash; leaving less for prizes. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:59:45 +0000 Associated Press 11232 at http://kbia.org Mo. House members want to move funds away from state lottery