Tag: debt

Schmitt calls on legislature to address pension crisis on Missouri’s doorstep

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is once again calling on the legislature to take action against the looming cloud on Missouri’s pension horizon. The Republican statewide official and former state senator appeared before the Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement Wednesday morning to unveil what he […]

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 […]