Senate Renews Debate on MOHELA Bill

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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Governor Blunt's higher education plan could come to a vote Wednesday in the Missouri Senate. The bill would take $350 million from the state's student loan authority to use for college construction projects around the state. It also would limit university tuition increases and create a new scholarship for students in financial need. The bill stalled last month under a Democratic filibuster. But Republican leaders brought the bill back up for debate Wednesday. If the filibuster continues, some Republicans have warned they may use a rare procedural maneuver to shut off debate and force a vote on the bill.

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