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JEFFERSON CITY - A Missouri House Appropriations Committee Proposed cutting $65 million from health and social service programs. The money cut from these programs will help fund the state's colleges and universities.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the committee wasnts to reomove a $28 million Medicaid program for the blind. They also plan to take away $12 million from subsidized child care.

Governor Jay Nixon pledged keep the funding from moving around. The budget for the 2013 fiscal year takes effect July 1.