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Greitens restores some funding to K-12 transportation, home services programs

Greitens restores some funding to K-12 transportation, home services programs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After receiving $60 million in two recent settlements, Gov. Eric Greitens announced Thursday he would refund $52 million of that money into home-based service programs for the mentally and physically disabled and the elderly and school transportation, two areas he cut in his proposed budget. The governor will not release withheld funds into the budget but rather

Release: Attorney General Koster announces Missouri to receive over $383,000 in national settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb

43-state settlement resolves allegations of improper marketing of Abilify Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that Missouri will receive $383,000 as part of a 43-state $19.5 million settlement with Brisol-Myers Squibb Company (“BMS”) over allegations of illegal off-label marketing of its drug Abilify. Off-label use is the practice of prescribing pharmaceuticals

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Release: AG Koster: Missouri joins $41.2M multistate settlement with Hyundai, Kia over fuel economy claims

Missouri will receive $969,000 to resolve allegations of state consumer protection law violations Jefferson City, Mo – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that Missouri will receive $969,231 as part of a multistate settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia to resolve claims that the companies misrepresented the mileage and fuel economy ratings for some of

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Nixon releases $8.7 million, soybean farmers approve

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon is looking to bolster the 2017 budget with the settlement from Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal. The $8.7 million settlement was transferred to the state’s general fund earlier in the week by Attorney General Chris Koster. Governor Jay Nixon announced Thursday that he would use it to offset cuts

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Weekend Money: Kinder, Hawley raise eyebrows again

Over the weekend, a lot of money moved in Missouri campaigns, including $1 million from David Humphreys and his sister, Sarah Atkins, reported by the gubernatorial campaign of Peter Kinder Monday morning. The Humphreys family has now donated $1.5 million to Kinder, who reported $620,000 on hand on Friday. Meanwhile, Kinder’s primary opponent, Catherine Hanaway received just

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Governor moves forward with Oregon Co. purchase with ASARCO monies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon has moved forward with the purchase of the Frederick Creek Ranch in Oregon County with monies from the ASARCO settlement. The funds from the ASARCO lawsuit are intended for local projects within the Southeast Missouri Lead Mining District, which Oregon County is not within. “It is my understanding that

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