After hours of debate starting on Tuesday and ending early Wednesday morning, the Missouri Senate has passed the budget.
Wrap: The 24 billion dollar budget has been at a gridlock since Monday, but finally got moving late Tuesday night.
The Senate passed all 13 budget bills just past two-thirty in the morning.
And after it was all over, Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer was asked if he was pleased with how the process went...
|Description: "You know, it's about like I expected. This is pretty much how it goes every year...[Chuckles]"|
The budget will now go to conference committee and must be sent to the governor's desk by May eleventh.
From the state Capitol, I'm Sherman Fabes. Newsradio 1120 KMOX.