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Missouri Senate approves additional spending for year

Friday, March 15, 2013 | 8:53 a.m. CDT; updated 9:34 a.m. CDT, Friday, March 15, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Senate has approved almost $220 million in additional spending for the current fiscal year, which runs through June.

A large portion of the new spending is federal money that various state departments have received through grants.

The Senate approved a $14 million  increase to help reimburse school districts for "high needs" children from Missouri lottery revenue.

Funding was not set aside for a supplemental budget when the operating budget was approved last May. There is money to pay for a supplemental budget because state revenues have been higher than initially expected.

Senators voted 34-0 Thursday to send the measure back to the House for another vote before it can go to the governor.  


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