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Missouri to receive federal guidance this week on $13 million in coronavirus funding

Missouri’s budget director testified Sunday in Jefferson City that he expects federal guidance early this week on what the Show-Me State can spend its coronavirus funding on. State Budget Director Dan Haug tells the House Budget Committee that Missouri is expected to receive at least $13 million in federal funding. “Right now we do know […]

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Audio: Governor Mike Parson to outline budget blueprint

Missouri’s governor will release his budget blueprint today (Wednesday) in Jefferson City.     Governor Mike Parson signed a 29-point-seven billion-dollar state operating budget into law last summer, which included a three percent pay raise for state employees. State Budget Director Dan Haug will unveil the Parson administration’s budget blueprint this afternoon, before the State […]

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Audio: Missouri revenues stabilizing after wobbly few months as taxpayers see increase in withholding

New numbers show state revenues are picking up, but there’s still a 3.2 percent shortage to the state’s bottom line in the current fiscal year. Missouri Budget Director Dan Haug says typically the shortfall would lead to a cut in state services.     The Missouri Department of Revenue is redoing tax tables because it’s […]

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Audio: Officials now clear why Missouri’s budget is $100 million in the hole

(Missourinet) – Missouri lawmakers and administrators are trying to figure out what has caused a $100 million budget shortfall in the first two months of the current fiscal year. Democratic State Representative Deb Lavender of Kirkwood is a member of the House Budget Committee. She notes there’s a level of uncertainty over how the federal tax […]

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Audio: Missouri’s $100 million shortfall seen as a concern, too early to panic

(Missourinet) – Missouri’s budget appears to be in a tail-spin, having accumulated a $100 million shortfall in the first two months of the current fiscal year. Since the year began July 1st, revenue collections have fallen nearly seven percent from last year. State Budget Director Dan Haug says more will be known about the state of […]