Governor Parson Signs Budget

Governor Mike Parson signed Missouri’s roughly $30 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year without vetoing a single line-item. The plan gives corrections employees a pay raise of at least 3% for new workers and as much as 13% for 20-year veterans. Other budget items include: $50 million in general revenue for
$301 million in bonding to repair 250 bridges, contingent upon the award of a federal infrastructure grant. $3.55 billion to fully fund the formula used to fund Missouri’s K-12 public schools, and $5 million for rural broadband grants