MOHELA Loses Two Members Before Vote

1 decade 3 years 10 months ago Tuesday, September 19 2006 Sep 19, 2006 Tuesday, September 19, 2006 1:46:43 PM CDT September 19, 2006 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri's student loan agency has lost two members, barely a week before its vote on Governor Blunt's higher education plan. Board members Marilyn Bush and Charles McClain both had expressed support for Blunt's plan. It would use $350 million from the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to finance construction at state colleges and universities. Bush is an executive at Bank of America and had been mentioned by Attorney General Jay Nixon's office has having a potential conflict on the vote. Her resignation letter cited the fact that her term was to end next month anyway. McClain had an automatic spot on MOHELA's board because of his position as head of the Higher Education Department. He resigned from that job for health reasons.

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