CHART: Gov. Nixon proposes another reduction in higher education funding

January 18, 2012 | 4:00 p.m. CST
In his 2012 State of the State address Tuesday, Gov. Jay Nixon proposed an $89 million reduction in funding for four-year higher education institutions in fiscal year 2013. This includes a $55 million reduction in funding for the UM System, a 13.7 percent decrease from fiscal year 2012’s gross appropriations.

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