Daily Dish 3/21: Future Budget Cuts in Mid-Missouri

Missouri Senate leader looking for $500 million in savings – Columbia Missourian

“Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer says he is looking for around $500 million of savings in the state budget over the next several years.”

Mid-Missouri poverty aid could see cuts – Columbia Tribune

“Local social service organizations are looking nervously into the future as programs that fund them come into the cross hairs of Washington, D.C., lawmakers seeking to shrink the federal budget.”

Lawsuit contends failing Missouri schools should pay for transfers – Columbia Missourian

“Missouri lawmakers are trying to prevent an influx of students transferring out of failing schools after the state Supreme Court partially sided with a group of St. Louis parents suing to force unaccredited districts to pick up the tab to send students to accredited schools.”

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