Thursday Aug 7
Missouri Income Shoots Up In July, But Not Enough To Protect Budget
Missouri is beginning its new fiscal year on an upswing, with general-revenue income for July - the first month of the fiscal year - up 6.5 percent compared to a year ago.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Governor signs Missouri building bond measure
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation authorizing additional bonding for state buildings.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Missouri revenues fall short of projections
Missouri ended its annual budget year with revenues falling significantly short of what had been expected, meaning the state may soon have to dip into reserves to pay its bills.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Missouri Gov. Nixon vetoes, freezes $1 billion of spending
Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed or froze more than $1.1 billion in spending Tuesday for Missouri's next budget, citing concerns about declining revenues and the potential for new tax breaks to drain state dollars even further.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Missouri budget can't count on tobacco proceeds
Attorney General Chris Koster's office says the state cannot count on receiving $50 million of tobacco settlement proceeds in time to be used during the 2015 budget year that starts July 1. The Legislature had assumed the money would be available to help pay pharmaceutical costs in the state's Medicaid program.