http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. House panel endorses spending limit proposal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-panel-endorses-spending-limit-proposal <p><a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HJR43">A proposed constitutional amendment </a>that would cap the size of the state&rsquo;s budget has passed a Missouri House committee.</p><p>The measure would prevent lawmakers from increasing state spending more than the rate of inflation. They would also have to take population growth into&nbsp;account when writing the state budget.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s sponsored by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=136&amp;year=2012">State Representative&nbsp;Eric Burlison</a> (R,&nbsp;Springfield). Wed, 11 Jan 2012 21:22:37 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 2839 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House panel endorses spending limit proposal