The Hunger Games http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. lawmakers send $24B budget to governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-send-24b-budget-governor <p>The <a href="http://www.moga.mo.gov/">Missouri General Assembly</a> has passed and sent next year&rsquo;s state budget to<a href="http://gov.mo.gov/"> Governor Jay Nixon&nbsp;</a>(D).</p><p>The&nbsp;$24&nbsp;billion spending plan passed both chambers with little difficulty, but not without some complaints.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem01.htm">State&nbsp;Senator Jim Lembke</a>&nbsp;(R, Lemay)&nbsp;was not happy with language restoring a health care program for blind Missourians.&nbsp; He says he&rsquo;ll file a constitutional objection.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 19:38:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Kelsey Proud 3671 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. lawmakers send $24B budget to governor