Missouri House passes $25 billion budget without Medicaid expansion

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | 3:42 p.m. CDT; updated 3:56 p.m. CDT, Thursday, March 28, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri House passed a nearly $25 billion budget Thursday that would fund modest increases for public education but not a Medicaid health care expansion for lower-income adults sought by Gov. Jay Nixon.