Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon last week cut $59 million in funding for public schools, roads and other programs to offset new tax breaks that went into effect when the Republican-controlled legislature overrode the governor’s vetoes. File photo The Kansas City Star
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon last week cut $59 million in funding for public schools, roads and other programs to offset new tax breaks that went into effect when the Republican-controlled legislature overrode the governor’s vetoes. File photo The Kansas City Star

Missouri governor makes fiscally responsible, albeit painful, budget cuts

September 20, 2016 10:09 AM