Gov. Nixon Withholds $400 million from State Budget

Faced with a potential override of his veto of a major tax cut, Governor Jay Nixon has withheld $400 million in funding appropriated by the legislature. Nixon told reporters “Here in Missouri, we don’t balance budgets by making risky bets or taking leaps of faith.” The governor said most of the funding would be restored if his veto is sustained in September. For more read this St. Louis Post Dispatch article.

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