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  • Correction: Missouri Budget-Analysis story

    In a story May 11 about the Missouri budget, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Senate Appropriations Committee, erroneously reported the number of "new budget items" there are in the 2014 budget. There are 338, not 252.

  • Pennsylvania gets more bad budget news in April

    Pennsylvania's tax collections during the all-important month of April were badly lagging projections Tuesday, and House and Senate Appropriations Committee officials said the only question was how much deeper the state government's shortfall will plunge.

  • Missouri Senate panel adopts tuition restriction

    A Missouri Senate committee adopted a state budget provision Tuesday to prevent public colleges and universities from offering in-state tuition rates to students living in the country illegally.

  • Missouri authorizes $2M for unaccredited school

    Missouri lawmakers authorized up to $2 million of state aid Tuesday to help a financially strapped, unaccredited St. Louis-area school system remain open through the remainder of the school year.

  • Senate panel advances school bus camera bill

    The Senate Appropriations Committee has advanced a bill that would require school buses have cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass buses stopped to pick up and drop off students.

  • Michigan panel plans $100M for plowing, potholes

    Michigan would spend $100 million more this year to repair potholes and help local governments recoup snowplowing and salting costs that have piled up amid near-record snowfall under spending legislation approaching an initial vote in the Legislature.

  • Ariz. Senate panel OKs millions in extra CPS cash

    The Arizona Legislature took its first step Tuesday toward providing $6.8 million to allow the state's child welfare agency to hire 192 new workers right away, a key part of Gov. Jan Brewer's effort to remake the agency.

  • White House press secretary Jay Carney says the GOP favors "reduced economic growth, reduced job creation" over wealthy jet owners. (Associated Press)

    Long-term care looks doomed as federal program

    The Obama administration this week is shutting down the office charged with carrying out a long-term-care entitlement program included in last year's health care law, according to a departing employee who said the staff has been reassigned to other projects.

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