funding http://kbia.org en Airport fund untouched for 15th straight month http://kbia.org/post/airport-fund-untouched-15th-straight-month <p></p><p>The City of Columbia and the Columbia Regional Airport announced that they didn't take money from the Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund for the 15th straight month.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:55:55 +0000 Jeremy Schrank 55245 at http://kbia.org Airport fund untouched for 15th straight month Local nonprofit sends final shipment to Georgia (for now) http://kbia.org/post/local-nonprofit-sends-final-shipment-georgia-now <p>A Call To Serve International sent their final shipment of aid to the country of Georgia Thursday, unless it can find other funding. ACTS has been sending aid to the country for 22 years through the U.S. State Department’s Operation Provide Hope. ACTS has sent medical supplies and books, baby quilts, wheelchairs and food to Georgia since 1992, when Georgia was cut off from resources provided by the former Soviet Union.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:07:59 +0000 Bailey Harbit 54457 at http://kbia.org Local nonprofit sends final shipment to Georgia (for now) Columbia's Missouri College Advising Corps gets $524K AmeriCorps grant http://kbia.org/post/columbias-missouri-college-advising-corps-gets-524k-americorps-grant <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that 21 Missouri organizations will receive $4,232,627 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:24:58 +0000 Brandon Kiley 54137 at http://kbia.org MU veterinary college seeking funding for expansion http://kbia.org/post/mu-veterinary-college-seeking-funding-expansion <p>The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine has been planning an expansion for nearly seven years. Dean Neil Olson said the project would add 140,000 square feet of space dedicated to research and teaching.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:34:42 +0000 Hannah Saulic 54111 at http://kbia.org MU veterinary college seeking funding for expansion Mo. Senate passes funding for hospital, Capitol http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-funding-hospital-capitol <p>The Missouri Senate has passed additional funding for Capitol repairs, design plans for a new facility at the state mental hospital and for the state parks system. Wed, 08 May 2013 20:56:40 +0000 Associated Press 33395 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes funding for hospital, Capitol Newscast for December 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-10-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Funding draft recommendations released for Missouri colleges and universities</li><li>Three MU grads are now part of U.S. Senate</li><li>MU House Speaker Tim Jones touring the state</li><li>Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid stressed importance of airline deal</li><li>Stephens College selling properties to Hagan Scholarship Foundation<br><p></p></li></ul> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 23:46:01 +0000 Wendy Mader 25713 at http://kbia.org Mo. legislative panel focuses on higher ed funding http://kbia.org/post/mo-legislative-panel-focuses-higher-ed-funding <p>A panel of state lawmakers holds a hearing at the University of Central Missouri this week on creation of a funding formula for higher education institutions. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 21:17:37 +0000 The Associated Press 23229 at http://kbia.org Mo. legislative panel focuses on higher ed funding Jefferson City Fire Department wants voters to approve funding fix http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-fire-department-wants-voters-approve-funding-fix <p>The Jefferson City Fire Department is asking voters to fund the plan that would purchase new equipment and trucks, cover technical upgrades, and pay for firefighter training. Captain Scott Spencer says unfortunately, a lot of the department&rsquo;s equipment is getting old.</p><p>&ldquo;This fire department improvement plan is for the community. It all transcends down to the end user, the taxpayer, the customer that might be relying on us for emergency medical services, which we&rsquo;re going to be upgrading,&quot; said Spencer.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 14:05:23 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 17022 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City Fire Department wants voters to approve funding fix Columbia School District to receive less funding http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-district-receive-less-funding <p>The Columbia Public School district will receive about $400,000 less funding from the state next year compared to the previous year. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or DESE, announced its preliminary allocation plan last week. The estimation is based on the state foundation formula. DESE&rsquo;s spokesperson Sarah Potter says the state doesn&rsquo;t have enough money to keep up with the foundation formula, which has been in effect for six years.<br /> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 23:09:59 +0000 Xiaoyun Wu 15180 at http://kbia.org Columbia School District to receive less funding School districts get annual state aid estimates http://kbia.org/post/school-districts-get-annual-state-aid-estimates <p>The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has informed each school district in the state of its annual aid estimates. Wed, 30 May 2012 13:57:10 +0000 Veneta Rizvic 14984 at http://kbia.org School districts get annual state aid estimates Mo. Gov. promises millions to higher education http://kbia.org/post/mo-gov-promises-millions-higher-education <p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he want to add $40 million to his higher education budget.&nbsp; The money would come from a proposed lawsuit settlement with five large mortgage banks over foreclosure practices. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 14:43:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8423 at http://kbia.org Mo. Gov. promises millions to higher education Performance-based additional funding to be implemeted in 2014 http://kbia.org/post/performance-based-additional-funding-be-implemeted-2014 <p>The Coordinating Board of higher education accepted performance-based funding as a formula for future funding increases in higher education.</p><p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 20:52:34 +0000 5074 at http://kbia.org