Missouri lawmaker proposes trimming Nixon's UM System budget

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 | 8:01 p.m. CST; updated 9:53 a.m. CST, Wednesday, March 4, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY – The House budget chairman Tuesday recommended slashing $18 million in funding for the University of Missouri System from Gov. Jay Nixon's budget proposal by targeting the Caring for Missourians initiative.