Mike Lair

Government
10:22 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Missouri House Passes $25 Billion Budget

The spending plan adds an extra $65 million for K-12 schools, although the spending hike still falls short of fully funding the state’s public school formula.
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Missouri’s budget for the next fiscal year has been passed by the State House.  While Medicaid expansion has dominated most of the debate, spending hikes were approved in other areas.

The nearly $25 billion spending plan adds an extra $65 million for K-12 schools, although the spending hike still falls short of fully funding the state’s public school formula. 

Republican Mike Lair of Livingston County chairs the Appropriations committee on Education.

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