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Dec. 5, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

McCaskill Flood Funding

A Missouri senator is calling for an end to politics when it comes to funding flood control in the Show-Me-State.

Senator Claire McCaskill says if federal funding among the states was merit based, Missouri should fare well.

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McCaskill blames senate leaders from up-stream states for taking a disproportionate share of funding for levee maintenance. The issue is one of hundreds as both houses try to work out a federal budget.