Show-Me Kansas City Road Work Budget

More cash for MoDOT might not inspire much hope in locals . . . However . . . Money for street improvements seems to be the only thing that fractured Jeff City can agree upon.

A quick preview . . .

"The budget also includes $53 million for improvements to the Interstate 35, Interstate 29 and U.S. 169 corridor in Clay, Jackson and Platte counties.

"House Republicans this week rejected most attempts by Democrats to add money to the budget, including boosts to teacher pay, higher education and child care access."

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GOP-controlled Missouri House approves $50B budget with cuts, highway plan near KC

"House Republicans had the power to do much better but consciously chose not to," said House Minority Leader Crystal Quade, who is running for governor.