2013 budget

Politics
8:47 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Missouri House GOP Scraps Nixon's Budget Proposal

Mo. House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, and House Budget Chair Rick Stream, R-Kirkwood, discuss their FY2015 budget plans with reporters.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 5:38 pm

Republican leaders in the Missouri House have scrapped the budget being proposed by Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat. Instead they will use last year's budget bills as a starting point for crafting their fiscal year 2015 spending plan.

House Budget Chair Rick Stream, R-Kirkwood, says their budget bills contain none of the governor's spending proposals for the fiscal year (FY2015) that begins July 1.

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Politics
4:48 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Missouri revenues up 2.2 percent for year

Missouri budget officials say the state's tax revenues have increased 2.2 percent through the first five months of the current fiscal year.

The state's Office of Administration on Tuesday released collection figures for the period from July 1 through the end of November.

The report says Missouri collected $2.19 billion in individual income taxes through November, up 2.6 percent from the $2.13 billion collected in the same period last year. Sales and use tax collections are up 2.9 percent this year.

Corporate income taxes are up about 32 percent for the year.

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Politics
8:40 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Mo. revenue up 10 percent for 2013 budget year

Credit Jacob Fenston / KBIA

A new report shows Missouri collected more revenue than expected in the budget year that ended June 30.

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Politics
8:40 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Mo. Senate budget plan notable for zeros

Republicans in the Missouri Senate want to make sure the governor doesn't create a health care exchange without their consent.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

Missouri senators are considering a roughly $25 billion budget plan that may be most notable for what it doesn't contain.

Senate debate on the budget is scheduled to begin late Monday, with some of the most agreeable items up first. Those include a $66 million increase in basic aid for public schools and a $34 million increase for public colleges and universities.

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Politics
5:51 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Nixon supports state's drug task forces

Governor Jay Nixon
File Photo KBIA

Speaking at the Greene County Sheriff’s Office Monday, Gov. Jay Nixon says it’s important to keep the state’s multi-jurisdictional drug task forces on the front lines.

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Education
5:26 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Why some higher ed schools could get more funding

Credit Adam Procter / flickr

Missouri's public colleges and universities would get a funding increase under Gov. Jay Nixon's proposed budget. But not all of the institutions would be treated equally.

Nixon's proposed budget seeks to implement a performance funding plan that would reward some schools more than others for meeting goals in such things as student retention and graduation.

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Politics
5:27 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Continued growth forecast for Missouri revenues

Legislators and Gov. Nixon are sparing over bills reforming voter identification and workplace discrimination.
File KBIA

Missouri budget officials are forecasting continued growth in state revenues for the next fiscal year.

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Politics
11:00 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Columbia City Council passes 2013 budget

City Manager Mike Matthes
Janet Saidi KBIA

The Columbia City Council passed its budget for the 2013 fiscal year Monday night. Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes says one of the main focuses this year was to try to relieve the general fund by closing the gap between revenues and expenses by a million dollars.

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Politics
7:23 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

City Manager presents 2013 budget proposal

Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes said the budget brings the city closer to closing its budget gap.
Janet Saidi KBIA

Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes is asking council members to consider his recommended budget for the 2013 fiscal year. He says the proposal comes closer to balancing the city’s budget gap by 2014.

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