missouri house budget committee http://kbia.org en Missouri House panel endorses bonding plan http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-panel-endorses-bonding-plan <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Missouri House panel has endorsed a bonding proposal that calls for spending at least $200 million on a new state mental health facility in Fulton.</p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:01:57 +0000 Associated Press 51805 at http://kbia.org Missouri House panel endorses bonding plan Lawmakers consider new education funding formula http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-consider-new-education-funding-formula <p>State lawmakers return from their spring break today, and the Missouri House is preparing to consider a proposed state budget that partly ties education funding to the strength of the economy.</p><p>House Majority Leader John Diehl says debate will begin this week on the budget for the next fiscal year. The plan endorsed by the House Budget Committee would add $122 million to the state's $3 billion in basic school funding. But if state revenues meet more optimistic projections, then it would provide a $278 million increase for schools.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:07:21 +0000 Associated Press 50115 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers consider new education funding formula 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 Mo. House will not use Nixon's budget recommendations http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-will-not-use-nixons-budget-recommendations <p>Republican House leaders are scrapping&nbsp;Gov. Jay Nixon's recommendations for Missouri's&nbsp;budget.</p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 22:22:54 +0000 Associated Press 47769 at http://kbia.org Mo. House will not use Nixon's budget recommendations Mo. panel probes Nixon's plan for mental hospital http://kbia.org/post/mo-panel-probes-nixons-plan-mental-hospital <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri lawmakers have questions about </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Jay Nixon's plan to issue bonds for a new facility at the Fulton State Hospital.</span></p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon wants to issue $198 million of bonds and pay them off through annual legislative appropriations. He proposes setting aside $14 million this year and an additional $14 million in the 2015 budget for initial bond payments.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:04:34 +0000 Associated Press 47370 at http://kbia.org Mo. panel probes Nixon's plan for mental hospital Mo. officials weighing funding increases http://kbia.org/post/mo-officials-weighing-funding-increases <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">After years of talking about less spending, some&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;officials now are talking about more.</p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:51:27 +0000 Associated Press 42810 at http://kbia.org Mo. officials weighing funding increases Mo. schools receive bump in state funding http://kbia.org/post/mo-schools-receive-bump-state-funding <p>Missouri public schools and universities will be getting a funding increase under an agreement by legislative budget negotiators.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:58:40 +0000 Associated Press 33336 at http://kbia.org Mo. schools receive bump in state funding $1.2 billion bonding measure for college campus projects gets Mo. House panel approval http://kbia.org/post/12-billion-bonding-measure-college-campus-projects-gets-mo-house-panel-approval <p></p><p>The Missouri House Budget Committee has endorsed a proposed $1.2 billion state bonding proposal that could pay for projects on college campuses, state parks and state facilities.</p><p>The budget panel endorsed the revised bonding proposal Thursday after the full House voted to send the measure back to committee for some adjustments. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:55:50 +0000 Associated Press 32659 at http://kbia.org $1.2 billion bonding measure for college campus projects gets Mo. House panel approval