Jefferson City — Missouri senators get their first look at the proposed budget for Missouri’s upcoming fiscal year. Fiscal Year 2018 will start on July 1, 2017. Lawmakers are required to have the budget delivered to the governor by 6 p.m. on May 5. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee Chair, Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
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.