House Committee Calls For More Money For Higher Education
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.