higher education cuts http://kbia.org en Nixon Blasts Tax Cut Bill Sent To Him By Missouri Lawmakers http://kbia.org/post/nixon-blasts-tax-cut-bill-sent-him-missouri-lawmakers <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, D, answers questions from reporters on his opposition to this year&#039;s tax cut bill, SB509." data-attribution="Credit Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201404/4-16-2014%2C_Nixon_presser_on_passage_of_SB509_0.JPG" alt="" /><p>A controversial tax cut proposal has been sent to Gov. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:48:01 +0000 Marshall Griffin 51475 at http://kbia.org Nixon Blasts Tax Cut Bill Sent To Him By Missouri Lawmakers Nixon signs and cuts budget http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-and-cuts-budget <p>Missouri&rsquo;s state budget for next year has been signed into law, but Governor Jay Nixon also carved $15 million out of the spending plan that takes effect July 1.&nbsp; Fri, 22 Jun 2012 22:18:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 16387 at http://kbia.org Nixon signs and cuts budget Mo. governor makes more cuts to higher education http://kbia.org/post/mo-governor-makes-more-cuts-higher-education <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a>&nbsp;(D)&nbsp;has signed Missouri&rsquo;s $24&nbsp;billion&nbsp;budget into law, but he also sliced $15 million from next year&rsquo;s spending plan.<p><a href="http://www.dhe.mo.gov/">Higher Education</a> took the brunt of the cuts, nearly&nbsp;$9 million.&nbsp;&nbsp;It&#39;s the&nbsp;third&nbsp;year in&nbsp;a row state universities have&nbsp;taken a hit.&nbsp;&nbsp;Nixon says&nbsp;it&#39;s necessary in part because the&nbsp;<a href="http://moga.mo.gov/">General Assembly</a>&nbsp;overestimated how much money the state would make from the <a Fri, 22 Jun 2012 16:42:51 +0000 editor 16354 at http://kbia.org Mo. governor makes more cuts to higher education Lincoln University cuts December commencement for now http://kbia.org/post/lincoln-university-cuts-december-commencement-now <p>December graduates at Lincoln University are going to have to wait another five months before they can walk across the stage. Lincoln is suspending December commencement activities until further notice. Thu, 31 May 2012 22:29:37 +0000 Marie Mandelberg 15105 at http://kbia.org Lincoln University cuts December commencement for now