budget http://kbia.org en FBI looking into school district stipends http://kbia.org/post/fbi-looking-school-district-stipends <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Federal investigators are looking into questions about a northwest Missouri school district's finances.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:58:36 +0000 Associated Press 51197 at http://kbia.org FBI looking into school district stipends Mo. House passes state budget, headed to Senate http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-state-budget-headed-senate <p></p><p>The Missouri House has passed a $26.6 billion state budget that ties the amount of an increase in funding for public schools to increases in state revenue. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 23:06:25 +0000 Associated Press 50368 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes state budget, headed to Senate Budget plan to add money for newborn screenings http://kbia.org/post/budget-plan-add-money-newborn-screenings <p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:8.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Missouri<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>lawmakers are putting more money into the budget to try to speed up the results of newborn blood screenings.</span></p><p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:8.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:12:19 +0000 Associated Press 49768 at http://kbia.org Budget plan to add money for newborn screenings Missouri House Committee Passes State Budget For FY2015 http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-committee-passes-state-budget-fy2015 <span style="line-height: 1.5;">House budget writers have passed Missouri's state budget for Fiscal Year 2015, which begins July 1.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The roughly $28 billion spending plan still includes a funding increase for the state's K-12 schools, which would be around $122 million if projections by House and Senate Republican leaders turn out to be correct. &#160;If Gov. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:45:36 +0000 Marshall Griffin 49546 at http://kbia.org Missouri House Committee Passes State Budget For FY2015 Mo. House budget panel to finish work this week http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-budget-panel-finish-work-week <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri House budget writers are expected to complete work this week on a spending plan for the fiscal year that starts in July.</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:18:27 +0000 Associated Press 49315 at http://kbia.org Mo. House budget panel to finish work this week Panel OKs proposal over Mo. gov.'s budget power http://kbia.org/post/panel-oks-proposal-over-mo-govs-budget-power <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Missouri House committee has endorsed a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at giving lawmakers a check on the governor's budget power.</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:02:42 +0000 Associated Press 47682 at http://kbia.org Panel OKs proposal over Mo. gov.'s budget power Panel mulls proposal over Mo. gov.'s budget power http://kbia.org/post/panel-mulls-proposal-over-mo-govs-budget-power <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Missouri House committee is considering legislation aimed at curbing the governor's budget power.</p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:17:49 +0000 Associated Press 47620 at http://kbia.org Panel mulls proposal over Mo. gov.'s budget power Mo. lawmakers, governor $370M apart on budget http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-governor-370m-apart-budget <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri lawmakers could have to cut about $370 million from Governor Jay Nixon's budget if they don't want to go along with his financial assumptions.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:30:15 +0000 Associated Press 47028 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers, governor $370M apart on budget Lawmakers mull changes to governor's budget power http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-mull-changes-governors-budget-power <p>Missouri lawmakers are considering changes to the governor's authority over the state budget.</p><p>The discussion comes after budget disputes in recent years. Most recently, Gov. Jay Nixon froze $400 million in the current year's spending plan, while citing concerns lawmakers would override his veto of a tax cut. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:57:06 +0000 Associated Press 46104 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers mull changes to governor's budget power Nixon outlines plan for new mental hospital http://kbia.org/post/nixon-outlines-plan-new-mental-hospital <p></p><p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the budget he proposes next month will include a bond issuance to rebuild the Fulton State Hospital. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:09:15 +0000 Associated Press 45012 at http://kbia.org Nixon outlines plan for new mental hospital Nixon releases just over half of withheld budget funds http://kbia.org/post/nixon-releases-just-over-half-withheld-budget-funds <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 19px; line-height: normal;">Democratic Governor Jay Nixon has released just over half of the 400 million dollars he withheld earlier this year from Missouri’s current state budget.&nbsp; 215-million dollars will be divvied up among K-through-12 schools, higher education, mental health programs and specific programs for training health care professional in southwest Missouri.&nbsp; Nixon released the money Thursday after Republican lawmakers on Wednesday failed to override his veto of a controversial tax cut bill.</span></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:59:08 +0000 Marshall Griffin 40442 at http://kbia.org Nixon releases just over half of withheld budget funds Newscast for July 26, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-26-2013 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Proposed FY 2014 city budget focuses on safety</li><li>Health care advocates welcome state regulations for ACA marketplace navigators</li><li>Mo. House Interim Committee On Downsizing State Govt. Submits Findings To Speaker Fri, 26 Jul 2013 22:24:47 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 37816 at http://kbia.org Proposed FY 2014 city budget focuses on safety http://kbia.org/post/proposed-fy-2014-city-budget-focuses-safety <p></p><p>Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes introduced his fiscal year 2014 budget recommendations on Friday. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:59:58 +0000 Kristofor Husted 37812 at http://kbia.org Proposed FY 2014 city budget focuses on safety Mo. GOP leaders question Nixon's budget cuts http://kbia.org/post/mo-gop-leaders-question-nixons-budget-cuts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Jay Nixon has continued to make budget cuts based on concerns that the Legislature might do something that could reduce future tax revenues.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nixon's recent announcement of $400 million of spending restrictions is the latest example of how he has tested the constitutional boundaries of a governor's authority to control the budget.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nixon says he has clear legal authority, but Republican legislative leaders contend he does not.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:18:28 +0000 Associated Press 36636 at http://kbia.org Mo. GOP leaders question Nixon's budget cuts Mo. revenue up 10 percent for 2013 budget year http://kbia.org/post/mo-revenue-10-percent-2013-budget-year <p>A new report shows Missouri collected more revenue than expected in the budget year that ended June 30. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 13:40:44 +0000 Associated Press 36482 at http://kbia.org Mo. revenue up 10 percent for 2013 budget year