http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Group of Mo. Senators will end filibuster if Gov. Nixon rejects $300 million from D.C. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/group-mo-senators-will-end-filibuster-if-gov-nixon-rejects-300-million-dc <p>A group of fiscally conservative Republicans in the <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate </a>are willing to end their filibuster of a bill to draw down federal unemployment benefits,&nbsp;<em>if </em><a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Democratic Governor Jay Nixon </a>agrees to reject $300 million in federal stimulus funds.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem01.htm">Senator Jim Lembke </a>(R, Lemay) has been leading the effort.&nbsp; He says the $300 million covers several &ldquo;pork barrel pet projects.&rdquo; Wed, 06 Apr 2011 15:44:13 +0000 Marshall Griffin 886 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Group of Mo. Senators will end filibuster if Gov. Nixon rejects $300 million from D.C.