Sadly, we share a truism that local insiders have shared with our blog community . . .
Because of KCMO's HORRIBLE, unproductive, culture war, partisan slap fighting relationship with Jeff City . . . It's unlikely that Mayor Q will bring home much or any of that desperately needed bacon.
Still, it's worth counting their money . . .
Representatives approved a $46.5 billion budget Thursday, but there’s still nearly $2 billion left on the table and Senate leadership said they plan to spend it.
The Show Me State’s cash flow is at an all-time high. Back in January, Gov. Mike Parson sent lawmakers a $47 billion budget request in January during his State of the State address. While in representatives’ hands, the lower chamber has made some changes, including allocating more money to teachers.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri House passed the largest budget in the state's history on Thursday but their colleagues in the Senate said they're prepared to spend even more, especially on teachers. Representatives approved a $46.5 billion budget Thursday, but there's still nearly $2 billion left on the table and Senate leadership said they plan to spend it.