finance

missouri capitol
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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.

Former US treasurer shares financial advice at MU

Apr 24, 2013
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Several economists and financial experts -- including a former US treasurer -- came to the University of Missouri on April 17 to share their knowledge and experience at the fifth annual Personal Finance symposium. The theme of this year’s forum was sustainable family finance, and by occasion, it took place during MU’s sustainability week.

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Remember in the film Night of the Living Dead when the protagonist, Barbra, is running through the grassy hills to the forlorn farmhouse to escape her lumbering zombie of a brother?

Well, while recently reporting for Harvest Public Media, I spent time on farmland that looked eerily similar to the backdrop of George Romero's black and white magnum opus.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk) has instructed his staff to stop doing financial estimates for ballot initiatives because of several recent court decisions.

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Missouri is planning to refinance more than $500 million of debt as part of Gov. Jay Nixon's plan to balance the state budget.