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May 7, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Coffey

Lager on Budget

This Friday is the deadline for the Missouri General Assembly to submit their budget recommendations to Governor Jay Nixon.

12th Distrcit State Senator Brad Lager, of Savannah, says unlike most years, when the final budget from the legislators is similar to what was outlined by the governor, he expects this year's financial plan to differ greatly from Governor Nixon's proposal.

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A conference committee of House and Senate members is currently working out the differences between the 2 bodies' proposals and is expected to present their compromise budget to both houses for approval later this week.