Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he want to add $40 million to his higher education budget. The money would come from a proposed lawsuit settlement with five large mortgage banks over foreclosure practices.
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Governor Jay Nixon's office announced late Tuesday it may reduce the level of proposed 2013 cuts to higher education by six percent.
Columbia Representative Mary Still says while she's encouraged, she still thinks the cuts are deep.