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Gov. Nixon restricts $400 million from Fiscal Year 2014 budget, citing costs of House Bill 253

Additional spending by the General Assembly, costs associated with House Bill 253 make restrictions necessary to protect state’s fiscal foundation, Gov. Nixon says
JEFFERSON CITY – Citing the additional spending appropriated by the legislature and the significant costs associated with House Bill 253, Gov. Jay Nixon today took action to keep Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget on solid fiscal ground by exercising his constitutional authority to restrict $400 million from the upcoming budget.

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