This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the process of creating Missouri’s budget for Fiscal Year 2012, which begins today (7/1). The governor has withheld more than $172 million from the $23.2 billion budget, including cuts to higher education and school transportation funding.
Jefferson City — The full Missouri Senate could begin discussing the Fiscal Year 2018 state operating budget this week. The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee spent most of last week going through the 13 bills that comprise the state’s spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year. We’ve included actualities from committee chair, Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, and committee member, Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.