Blunt proposes millions of dollars in new spending

Sunday, January 13, 2008 | 5:17 p.m. CST; updated 6:24 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt relishes a reputation as a fiscal conservative, but he has proposed hundreds of millions of dollars of new spending as a lead-up to his annual State of the State address.