Lawmakers will hastily flock back to the capital city for just a short period in order to pass the supplemental budget onto the governor.
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Unemployment claims have skyrocketed in Missouri in the past couple of weeks as businesses continue to furlough and lay-off employees in the wake of COVID-19.
Missouri will experience a more than $500 million economic shortfall through the end of the fiscal year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Mike Parson predicted.
The Missouri House passed a supplemental budget package which included $40 million in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
The Missouri House will not take up the full FY 2021 budget this week as originally planned amid coronavirus concerns.
This year, as the Senate stands adjourned for legislative spring break a full week early, the House Budget Committee is working to pass appropriation bills before taking its own break.
Missouri’s net general revenue collections in January were up by 7.4 percent, the state budget director announced Thursday.
In his “State of the State” address, Gov. Mike Parson touted stronger communities, workforce and education, infrastructure, and government reform as his key priorities. In…
Missouri’s unemployment rate was reported as 3.3 percent in December, up slightly from last month’s 3.1 percent. Nonfarm jobs decreased by more than 8,000 from…