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Senate Delivers FY 2014 Budget to Governor Ahead of Constitutional Deadline

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Senate sent to the governor a state spending plan for Fiscal Year 2014 that includes increased funding for Missouri’s K-12 schools, the state’s public higher education institutions, and an annual salary boost for all state employees starting January 2014 — all one day before the General Assembly’s constitutional deadline to pass the budget. Approximately $24.7 billion will fund the state’s critical departments and programs with passage of House Bills 1-13, which make up Missouri’s operating budget running from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014.

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