The day after many Americans paid their taxes, the Missouri House of Representatives gave final approval to legislation that would reduce the tax burden for Missouri families and businesses. 546 more words
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans Thursday to freeze $22 million that had been budgeted for public schools and colleges because lawmakers failed to include enough money in a mid-year spending plan passed this week. 576 more words
Yesterday marked Sine Die, the adjournment of the General Assembly’s 2014 legislative session in Annapolis.
It has been a busy session, with 1,117 bills introduced in the House of Delegates and another 1,555 bills introduced in the Senate. 622 more words
Following the State Board of Education’s approval yesterday of four new charter schools for Connecticut, the senator who co-chairs the legislature’s powerful budget-writing committee has said she’s “sort of outraged that they approved additional charters.” Senator Beth Bye questioned where the money for the two charters the Board approved to open in 2015-16 is going to come from. 6 more words