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Missouri Senate Takes on the Budget and Other Spending Plans

Missouri state Sen. Dave Schatz speaks to reporters Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Schatz, of Sullivan, was nominated Thursday by fellow Republican senators to serve as Senate president pro tem during the next legislative session that begins in 2019. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)

(MISSOURINET) –  With only three weeks left in the session, the Missouri Senate is taking on the 2023 state budget.

Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz of Sullivan says the Senate Appropriations Committee took a deep dive into the Missouri House’s version of the spending plan.

There’s also a second supplemental budget for the current fiscal year to be considered as well as capital improvements.

Missouri Senate Assistant Minority Floor Leader Brian Williams of University City says he’d like to see changes made to the House version

It is state law that the Legislature delivers the budget delivered to the governor by 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6.



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