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Feb. 8, 2012JEFFERSON CITY, MO |  By: Wayman

Thomson on College Funds

On the heels of an agreement to restore 40 million dollars in proposed cuts to Missouri's colleges and universities, Maryville representative Mike Thomson is urging caution.

He chair's the house's higher education committee, and says he just hopes governor Nixon's announcement to use a multi-state lawsuit settlement for higher education funding doesn't come with a tuition request tied to it.

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Governor Nixon is meeting with college presidents on Thursday in Jefferson City to explain funding restoration agreement.