Fulton State Hospital

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Republicans in the Missouri House have unveiled their proposal for funding construction of a new state mental hospital in Fulton.

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) has released plans to fund construction of a new state psychiatric hospital in Fulton.

Nixon says his state budget for the next fiscal year (FY 2015) will include a bond issue designed to generate roughly $200 million to help cover the projected $211 million price tag.