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Jan. 23, 2014JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. |  By: Missouri Digital News (MDN)

Schaaf on Budget

During an Appropriations Committee meeting, Republican senators unforgivingly criticized Gov. Jay Nixon's budget.

St. Joseph Republican Senator Rob Schaaf says Gov. Jay Nixon and his staff did not provide data to House and Senate economists on which to base their higher revenue projections for fiscal year 2015.

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In his budget, Nixon projects revenue will grow by 5.2% while House and Senate economists agreed on 4.2% growth.