Missouri Office of Administration

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
4:09 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Child support contractor to pay over late cards

Missouri officials say a contractor will make a one-time $290,000 deposit to families affected by a failure to issue debit cards containing child support payments on time.

The state Office of Administration said Tuesday a subcontractor used by Systems and Methods Inc. did not mail the cards on time between Oct. 11 and Oct. 25. Parents were unable to access funds, and the state says about 10,000 families were affected.

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Crime
8:46 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Potosi reintegration program aims to get prisoners out of solitary confinement

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A team of prison administrators, medical staff, officers and volunteers at Potosi Correctional Facility are working together to decrease the number of prisoners in solitary confinement at the eastern Missouri facility.

They work together to create customized programs for the selected group of offenders, with the goal of decreasing their individual behavior violations and eventually moving them back into the general prison population. The program is unlike any other within the Missouri Department of Corrections. 

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Politics
4:51 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Mo. tax revenues increased in August

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Missouri tax revenues rose slightly last month, thanks to growth in income tax collections.

The state Office of Administration said Wednesday that net general revenues were up 2.2 percent in August compared to the same month last year.

That includes a 4.6 percent growth rate in individual income taxes and 10.2 percent growth in corporate income tax collections.

Sales tax collections, though, were down by 1.8 percent compared to August 2012.

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Politics
5:10 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Missouri slows progress on software for IDs

Missouri slows work on biometric analysis for state driver's licenses and identification cards.
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Missouri appears to have slowed work on a high-tech computer program that would conduct a biometric analysis of photos taken for state driver's licenses and identification cards.

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Politics
5:41 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Missouri's revenues up for 2013 fiscal year

A third piece of cigarette tax-related legislation was filed in Jefferson City.
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Missouri's revenues are up nearly 9 percent through the first two-thirds of the state's fiscal year.

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Politics
4:14 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Missouri revenues ahead of projections, up 3.4 percent

Missouri's tax revenues are running a little ahead of projections heading into the final month of the state budget year.

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Business
10:02 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Report shows growth in state revenue

The Missouri Office of Administration has released the General Revenue report for February and general revenue collections have increased 2.4 percent in the 2012 fiscal year.

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Politics
3:46 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Missouri falls below expected revenue in February

State Budget Director Linda Luebbering
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The Missouri Office of Administration released today the General Revenue report for February. 

According to the report, general revenue collections have increased 2.4 percent in the 2012 fiscal year. But so far, that’s below the projected 2.7 percent increase. State Budget Director Linda Luebbering  says the state is confident it will meet projections, due to pay raises and an increase in jobs.

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