ANALYSIS: More power in hands of House budget chair

Monday, March 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 10:24 p.m. CDT, Monday, March 16, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — Twenty-nine members of the House Budget Committee met in a morning-to-midnight marathon in Hearing Room 3 to hash out the details of Missouri's $22.8 billion budget.