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Radio Story - Missouri Supreme Court Justice William Ray Price pushed for increased funding to drug courts.
Newspaper Story - Republican members of the Interim Committee on Budget Transparency have complained about the governor's travel
Newspaper Story - Obama's proposed compromise on the estate tax could generate more revenue for the state.
Radio Story - Missouri Gaming Commission unanimously voted to award the final casino bid to Cape Gireadu and Isle of Capri
Radio Story - Casino proposals to be reviewed at Missouri Gaming Commission meeting on December 1st
Newspaper Story - Members of the Tax Credit Review Commission voted to recommend a lower cap on historic preservation tax credits, dropping funds from $140 million to $75 million
Newspaper Story - Missouri's governor bans reporters from a news briefing on higher education.
Radio Story - The Tax Review Commission recommended a cut in the cap for the Historic Tax Credit program at Wednesday's review meeting.
Radio Story - Two votes to slash Missouri's historic tax credits failed Tuesday in a subcommitee of the broader Tax Credit Review Commission.
Newspaper Story - The tax credit that helps recoup old buildings survived an amendment that would have reduced its budget $50 million.
Radio Story - Missouri looks to borrowing money to cover unemployment payment obligations of business.
Newspaper Story - The largest House GOP caucus in Missouri history picks its leader.
Radio Story - Missouri Realtors look for Missourians to pass Amendment three, the ban of a property tansfer tax.
Newspaper Story - Amendment 1 was targeted toward St. Louis County, but a recent vote makes this ballot issue obsolete
Radio Story - St. Louis is one of three seeking the final gaming commission bid
Newspaper Story - November's ballot includes a ban on a tax mechanism for cities throughout Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Voters will weigh in on an amendment proposal barring a real estate transfer tax, even though no such tax has been proposed.
Radio Story - Missouri voters will get the chance to vote on a ballot proposal exempting disabled POW's from paying property taxes.
Radio Story - Kansas City Public Television hosted the first debate between Missouri U.S. Senate candidates Robin Carnahan and Roy Blunt.
Radio Story - The earnings Tax in St. Louis and Kansas City is part of the budget but how much does it really make up? Jamal Andress has more from the state capitol.
Radio Story - On November 2nd, Missourians will get the chance to make a property transfer tax unconstitutional.
Radio Story - A background feature on Proposition A that would restrict cities imposing earnings taxes.
Newspaper Story - Former Prisoners of War Seek More Benefits on Housing
Newspaper Story - Supporters of two of Missouri's ballot initiatives received millions of dollars in donations from out-of-state sources in September.
Radio Story - A Cole County judge refused to strike an earnings tax measure from the ballot after a lawsuit claimed it was unconstitutional
Newspaper Story - A decision on the statewide earnings tax ballot issue is delayed.
Radio Story - State audit reveals the City of Randolph's police department is keeping additional funds from traffic violations.
Newspaper Story - A conservative group on a tour through Missouri stopped by the state capitol Monday morning, bearing a message of fiscal austerity. At the same time, one of its out-of-state backers is being sued for campaign finance violations.
Newspaper Story - A moderage agenda emerges from Claire McCaskill's concluding series of town hall meetings in Missouri.
Radio Story - Governor Jay Nixon's tax credit task force met in Jefferson City to discuss how to reform Missouri's tax credits
Newspaper Story - The state auditor has released a report blasting two major tax credit programs just as the governor's tax credit reform commission gets underway.
Radio Story - The list of contestants for Missouri's final casino license is down to four, and two St. Louis area proposals are still in the running.
Radio Story - The Missouri Gaming Commission will choose a priority candidate for the state's up-for-grabs casino license by year's end.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's revenue increased 0.8 percent for August and individual income tax collections rose 3.6 percent.
Newspaper Story - The state collects money from offenders through the Missouri Incarceration Reimbursement Act.
Radio Story - Gov. Jay Nixon spent another day pushing tax credits for businesses.
Newspaper Story - Overview of legislative progress on May 12, 2010
Newspaper Story - Revenue numbers improved slightly in April due in a large part to one particularly good day.
Newspaper Story - UM System Curators would be able to grant up to $250,000 for spinal cord injury research under a bill the House passed.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's budget director announced Monday that a legislative failure will allow state workers to keep their holiday this Friday - but the day off will come at a price.
Radio Story - State employees will have the day off for Truman's Day on Friday, but the Missouri's government will be expecting compensation.
Radio Story - After over 2 months of preparing to cut the budget by half a billion dollars, the House and Senate passed the final budget bills
Newspaper Story - UPDATE: Filing issues led to AT&T's sales tax license being revoked
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers clear the state's education budgets.
Radio Story - Missouri's legisalture clears the state's education budgets.
Radio Story - The bill will delay the school funding formula phase-in for a year, saving the state $93 million.
Radio Story - Just days after the speaker of the House said he would not address tax credits this session, the state auditor said the program is creating major problems for Missouri.
Newspaper Story - AT&T is currently committing a crime by operating in Missouri with a revoked sales tax license
Newspaper Story - The state auditor said Monday that Missouri tax credits will require more government controls and better fiscal projections.
Radio Story - At a public conference committee meeting over Missouri's budget, lawmakers worked out their disagreements in private.
Radio Story - The Senate passed an amendment that would ban all red light cameras in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Nixon is cutting an additional $45 million from Missouri's current fiscal year budget in the wake of plummeting state revenue
Radio Story - The House Higher Education Committee chair proposes boosting state-funded college scholarships by $150 million by 2014
Radio Story - Rep. Gayle Kingery says he will up funding from to $150 million by 2014
Newspaper Story - New state employees would have to wait longer to retire and receive benefits
Newspaper Story - Senate Judiciary Committee hears bills to change DWI statutes and also assert state sovereignty
Newspaper Story - The Ellis Fischel Cancer Center has another chance to receive funding for its new cancer facility
Newspaper Story - The governor's college tuition freeze clears the legislature.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Senate approved a package of bills to cut the size of state spending.
Radio Story - Proposed legislation redirects funds from red light camera fines to education funds.
Newspaper Story - The Senate begins debating budget Wednesday
Radio Story - Missouri's governor says he hasn't hidden anything from lawmakers or Missourians during the budget process.
Radio Story - A lot of talk about how to save the state from its budget crisis, and Wednesday, the House moved forward and then backward on Gov. Nixon's plan to merge the state's Water Patrol.
Newspaper Story - State control of departments took one step forward in the Senate and stagnated in the House after two committee hearings Wednesday.
Newspaper Story - MU officials have faith the tuition freeze plan will be upheld, despite a cut proposed Tuesday by the Senate Appropriations Committee
Radio Story - Linda Luebbering says the governor wants to discuss the budget rather than make demands of the the legislature
Newspaper Story - Insurance companies express concern with Senate's autism bill, feel parred down House version is tolerable
Newspaper Story - The in-state tuition freeze deal struck between Gov. Nixon and Missouri Higher Education could be undermined by a new budget cut, according to Senate budget leaders.
Newspaper Story - The House balanced the budget for next year by cutting education, social services and agriculture
Radio Story - Missouri's senators are working in small group with assigned topics to figure where they could decrease spending
Radio Story - 4 Senators spent the day evaluating ways to adjust tax structure
Radio Story - Small groups of senators discussed budget changes related to crime policy in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Senate work sessions aim to address budget cuts
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House voted to cut $105 million from the Foundation Formula.
Radio Story - The amendment takes $105 million away from secondary and elementary schools.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate received over 1500 e-mails in its campaign to cut spending in state government.
Newspaper Story - House Democrats are preparing a flurry of amendments to the budget as House debate on the budget begins.
Radio Story - In their second day of meetings, the House Budget Committee failed to make significant cuts in the fiscal year 2011 budget.
Newspaper Story - A Senate bill would increase the number of games a Bingo license holder can conduct.
Newspaper Story - The week following the governor's plan for consolidating Missouri's two education departments, the issue has yet to emerge in Missouri's legislature
Radio Story - The Senate will spend all day Tuesday discussing ideas submitted online by Missourians.
Newspaper Story - Belly dancers highlight a Census event at the Missouri Capitol on Monday.
Radio Story - During a debate on an Internet sales tax, a conservative rural senator was called a
Newspaper Story - The state budget director announced $126 million in cuts to the current budget
Newspaper Story - The substitute budget fully funds Foundation Formula, but relies on $300 million Missouri might not get
Radio Story - Republican and Democratic Caucuses held press conferences to express priorities for the second half of session.
Radio Story - The state's budget crisis is running into the front end of your automobile.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Government coulf fall short by a half billion dollars it needs to balance next year's budget
Newspaper Story - Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said Gov. Nixon needs to clarify his budget proposal
Newspaper Story - Members of the House Budget Committee explored an unconventional method of boosting revenue within the state's Correction Department.
Newspaper Story - A proposed bill would deduct $2 twice a month from the governor's paycheck to play the lottery, with potential winnings helping to shore up the budget.
Newspaper Story - An anticipated extension of federal stabilization funds budgeted by Gov. Jay Nixon for next year wasn't included in a U.S. Senate bill passed Monday.
Newspaper Story - The House Education Appropriations Committee Chair said Wednesday that he is unlikely to recommend cuts to higher education beyond those suggested in the tuition plan reached by Gov. Jay Nixon and higher education officials in November.
Newspaper Story - Icet sent a strongly worded response to U.S. Sen Claire McCaskill urging her to stay out of the Missouri budget process.
Radio Story - The Missouri House passed an amendment clarifying motives of the Balanced Budget Resolution
Newspaper Story - Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee are mixed about whether they should review tax credits as part of the appropriations process.
Radio Story - One week after the state Gaming Commission voted to strip the President riverboat casino of its gaming license, a Senate committee heard a bill Wednesday that its sponsor says would overturn the ruling.
Newspaper Story - The largest of Gov. Jay Nixon's latest withholdings won't hold back a public safety radio communication plan.
Newspaper Story - More budget cuts made by the state administration as tax revenues drop below expectations.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House gave overwhelming approval Tuesday to a bill that would allow Missouri cities to maintain voter-approved tax increases.
Radio Story - With general revenue way down, Missouri will have to continue to tighten its belt says Budget Chair Icet
Newspaper Story - A letter sent by Higher Education Commissioner Robert Stein to Missouri's public college officials introducing possible cuts is a step in the right direction, said Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, but would be difficult to implement.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Nixon met with the Chinese ambassador to the U.S. on Monday to discuss making Missouri the hub of air cargo transport in the Midwest.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Senate and House have passed separate resolutions to disapprove the State Tax Commission's order to raise taxes on farmland.
Newspaper Story - Hearing held to discuss doing away with income tax and raising sales tax to compensate.
Radio Story - Senate passes resolution to dismiss Missouri Tax Commission's proposed changes to agricultural property tax
Radio Story - With farmers across the state struggling to make ends meet, the House passed a resolution rejecting new taxes for some farmland.
Radio Story - The state Gaming Commission has voted to sink the President Casino, a riverboat gambling center in St. Louis.
Newspaper Story - The House Budget Committee passed a resolution which would ask Congress to balance the federal budget
Radio Story - Education spokesperson says schools need more money than the state can afford.
Newspaper Story - The Joint Committee on Tax Policy called for a review of tax credit programs to determine the state's return on tax credits and the amount and type of credits still owed by the state.
Newspaper Story - Five different proposals were discussed on Tuesday that would drastically alter the state's campaign finance rules.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Appropriations Committee reviewed Gov. Jay Nixon's budget recommendations, and several committee members raised concern about $300 million in funds that depends on federal legislation.
Radio Story - Governor Nixon's 2011 budget plans include a quarter-billion dollars in cuts, but Republicans say they're not enough. Theo Keith has more from Jefferson City.
Newspaper Story - Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder criticizes agricultural tax recommendation following State of the State
Newspaper Story - Rep. Chris Kelly has bi-partisan support for a $740M bond issue that died in the Senate last year.
Newspaper Story - The resolution urges Congress to pass a Constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.
Radio Story - Governor Nixon's State of the State raised has some top Senators worried.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon's top legislative priority is job growth, but his budget recommendation calls for 544 state job cuts
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon will lay out his budget and policy proposals for the 2010 legislative session.
Newspaper Story - The State Auditor said that a tax refund for businesses who file taxes on time cost Missouri $93 million in 2008 and should be repealed.
Newspaper Story - Abolishing the income tax and borrowing are offered to Missouri senators as solutions to the state's budget problems.
Newspaper Story - The state of Missouri borrowed $350 million from budget reserves to ease monthly cash-flow difficulties.
Newspaper Story - The 2010 legislative session begins will calls for ethics form
Radio Story - Ethics reform is one of the big issues for the upcoming legislative session, Senate Republican leadership said.
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