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2:43 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

2 Mo. lawmakers call for education official to resign

Chris Nicastro
Credit Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Two Missouri Democratic lawmakers are calling for state Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro to step down, saying she has demonstrated a tendency "to abuse power."

Sen. Paul LeVota, of Independence, and House member Genise Montecillo, of St. Louis, said in a statement Tuesday the most recent example arose in recently disclosed emails from the education department dealing with a ballot measure to end teacher tenure and require that student performance guide employment decisions.

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9:07 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Mo. Gen. Assembly Sends $25 Billion State Budget To Gov. Nixon

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Originally published on Fri May 10, 2013 2:46 pm

Missouri lawmakers have sent a nearly $25 billion budget to Governor Jay Nixon (D).

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