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Business
8:21 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Missouri revenue on an upward trend, but with a May slow-down

via Flickr/yomanimus

Originally published on Tue June 4, 2013 5:18 pm

Revenue collections in Missouri slowed a bit last month, but continued their overall upward trend.

From July of 2012 through the end of May, the state took in $7.3 billion in revenues, an increase of 10.4 percent from May of 2012.  The year-to-date increase from April of this year, though, was 11.2 percent.  Missouri Budget Director Linda Luebbering blames it on a drop in sales tax collections.

"People are still a little bit concerned about spending a lot of money, given the economy and the uncertainty at the national level," Luebbering said.

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PM Newscasts
5:54 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

Newscast for October 31, 2012

Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Columbia school board selects new member
  • MU gets new budget director
  • Judge denies Ferguson habeus corpus
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Education
5:29 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

MU gets new budget director

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After nearly 20 years on university staff, a staff member is taking over the University of Missouri’s budget.  The current Budget Director Tim Rooney is retiring at the end of the year. Beginning January 1 of next year, Rhonda Gibler will take over as the new Budget Director for MU.

“I see myself as a servant leader," Gibler said. "I want to be of service to the state and to the students and others that benefit from what the university does every day. And I think my talents map well with what this position requires.”

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