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  State governments already have funds, provided by federal grants, for schools that voluntarily test their water.
Brian Munoz
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STLPR
Efforts to eliminate lead in school drinking water got a huge boost on Friday, as Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed off on legislation requiring testing and also gave his approval to $27 million in federal funds to help schools install filters.
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