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David Sater

Sater’s plan to cut Medicaid costs questioned by health care groups

Sater’s plan to cut Medicaid costs questioned by health care groups

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The American health care system is on the precipice of massive change, and Sen. David Sater believes he has a bill capable of helping Missouri get ahead of the curve. SB 28 would require the Department of Social Services to apply for a global waiver for MO HealthNet, the state’s health

Gov. Jay Nixon (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

Nixon restricts further $51 million in spending

Cuts exceed total of over $200 million for the year JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon announced Wednesday that he would withhold another $51 million in cash for the current fiscal year, despite already cutting $115 million in July and $45 million in September. The governor stated that while revenues from personal income and sales

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Agriculture fears budget withholds could taint Nixon’s legacy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Months before he leaves office, Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget withholds could be tainting his reputation with an important constituency – agriculture. Commonly cited as the state’s number one industry, Nixon’s decision to withhold payments on a biodiesel program has angered the industry, especially the Missouri Soybean Association. “It truly is unfortunate,

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