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Missouri lawmakers working to pass budget boosting funding for education and infrastructure

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2024
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers were working to pass a roughly $51 billion state budget Friday that boosts funding for education and infrastructure projects around the state. The House faced a 6 p.m. Friday deadline, set by the state constitution, to give final approval to the budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1. The Senate signed off the spending plan Thursday after sometimes tense debate between majority-party Republicans. “The end product is a good, sound, fiscally responsible, conservative and prioritized budget,” Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Lincoln...

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