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Amid Shrinking State Revenues, House Seeks Transparency

Missouri’s general revenue fund ended fiscal year (FY) 2014 down over $70 million from the previous year. With funding levels low, it is critical that the legislature diligently oversee how taxpayer resources are spent. 529 more words

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Speculation is already running rampant around the 2016 presidential race and we’ve barely had a chance to think about the upcoming 2014 midterm elections. 599 more words

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In case you missed the news from Nashville over the weekend:

The National Governors Association had its biannual meeting in Music City over the weekend. Of particular note was the positioning and posturing of those governors running for reelection this fall, and of the prospective 2016 presidential candidates. 701 more words

VIDEO: Vice President Biden urges governors to work with Code.org, adopt computer science

At the National Governors Association, US Vice President Biden urges governors of all the United States to adopt computer science in their public K-12 schools, pointing out that this foundational science also drives economic growth and high-paying jobs. 66 more words

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Gov. Herbert selected for leadership position in National Governors Association

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has been selected by fellow governors to serve as vice chair of the National Governors Association at a meeting that wrapped up Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee. 279 more words


Gov. Christie blames Obama for Middle East unrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is partly blaming unrest in the Middle East on President Barack Obama.

The Republican governor says that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel’s behalf and that the country no longer trusts it has the full support of the United States because of him. 80 more words


Biden calls on governors to lead nation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation “out of this mess” while insisting that Congress approve billions of dollars to repair the country’s aging infrastructure. 632 more words