Less than half of tax credits money pays for housing construction
Released money includes Capitol repairs
Legislative plan expected to have shorter timeline, lower interest costs
House Budget Chairman Rick Stream plans to unveil Monday an alternative funding proposal to rebuild Fulton State Hospital (FSH), which he says will protect taxpayers and finish the project on a similar timeline as Gov. Jay Nixon’s bonding proposal.
Less than a day after a House budget committee voted to strip funding for Fulton State Hospital from the supplemental budget, Gov. Jay Nixon, lawmakers and Missourians rallied Wednesday at the Capitol for the expansion of mental health services in the state.
State faces unexpected costs if facility isn’t built
If the state doesn’t rebuild Fulton State Hospital over the next 10 years, the sate will incur substantial additional costs, state Budget Director Linda Luebbering testified Wednesday at a House budget committee hearing.
Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, said she’s glad Gov. Jay Nixon addressed the funding needs of Fulton State Hospital in his State of the State address Tuesday, but she’s still concerned that the funding won’t be there.
Allen Nicklasson put to death for killing kindly businessman near Kingdom City
Allen Nicklasson, who was executed Wednesday, once recalled the "euphoria" he felt after fatally shooting a kindly businessman who stopped to help Nicklasson near Kingdom City in 1994.
Missouri executed Allen Nicklasson on Wednesday night for killing a good Samaritan who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on I-70 near Kingdom City in 1994.
Death row inmate killed Good Samaritan near Kingdom City in 1994
The state of Missouri waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule Wednesday on whether it could execute death row inmate Allen Nicklasson, condemned for the killing of a Good Samaritan who stopped to help him and two friends who were stranded on the side of the road.
Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to incentives for Boeing to assemble to a new passenger airplane in the St. Louis area.
Next-generation commercial aerospace production in Missouri subject of session
Gov. Jay Nixon today called a special session of the General Assembly to pass legislation to help the state win production of Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft.
White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin has been put to death in Missouri. It was the state's first execution in nearly three years.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said today state employees will get Nov. 29 — the day after Thanksgiving — as an extra holiday.
Many conservatives gathered in Holts Summit on Saturday to encourage more common sense in government. The 2nd annual Rally for Common Sense featured a variety of conservative speakers and musicians, all urging those in attendance to take their country back.
Harry Bozoian to serve as acting director