Rainy Day fund http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. House committee releases disaster recommendations http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-committee-releases-disaster-recommendations <p>A <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/committeeIndividual.aspx?com=961&amp;year=2011">Missouri House committee </a>that&rsquo;s been looking into natural disaster response has released a list of recommendations for lawmakers to take up next year.</p><p>One of them would create&nbsp;a joint House-Senate committee that would have oversight into the use of the state&rsquo;s Rainy Day fund for disaster expenses.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=139&amp;year=2011"> Speaker Pro-tem Shane Schoeller </a>(R,&nbsp;Willard)&nbsp;supports the idea. Wed, 07 Dec 2011 23:29:33 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2636 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House committee releases disaster recommendations Mo. House committee recommends special session for disaster recovery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-committee-recommends-special-session-disaster-recovery <p>A <a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a> committee looking at how state and local officials responded to several natural disasters this year is recommending a special session to deal with storm costs.</p><p>Committee members want to use a special session to discuss accessing the state&#39;s Rainy Day fund to help storm and flood-battered cities and counties. Fri, 29 Jul 2011 23:17:08 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1769 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House committee recommends special session for disaster recovery