Six Republicans sided with an unsuccessful effort led by Democrats to restore Gov. Mike Parson's baseline salary increase for state employees.
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Sources said Congressman Jason Smith will seek to lead the House Ways and Means Committee.
The University of Missouri System has had a $6.5 billion economic impact on the state.
"Let’s find the courage to make certain that the state of our state is and will be one of prosperity where every Missourian is health, safe, and successful."
Dubbed “historical and transformational” by Cabinet officials, Gov. Mike Parson’s recommended budget includes multiple one-time projects, investments in state workers, and higher education grants.
"Missouri is open for business, and business is good. The rest of the nation is taking notice, and companies are looking to our state for their future business expansions."
"Our biggest approach to getting things done is what we are mandated to do by the constitution."
Net general revenue collections for 2022 fiscal year-to-date increased 4.7 percent compared to December 2020, from $5.44 billion last year to $5.70 billion this year.
Rep. David Tyson Smith is on a mission to continue the legislature’s work from last year on police and criminal justice reform.
The Auditor’s Office found the Missouri State Highway Patrol to be in compliance with state statutes governing the use of highway funds.