Gov. Greitens Unveils New Budget – Senior Programs Not Mentioned In Summary

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens unveiled his proposed budget for consideration by the Missouri General Assembly at 4:00 PM, January 22, 2018 in the Governor’s office. The budget rollout was followed by a press conference with State Budget Director Dan Haug thirty minutes after the initial announcement. Although many specific goals were mentioned in the discussion, senior program funding was not among the priorities.

Many programs were cited for specific cuts ranging from higher education to corrections to the Department of Social Services. A summary of the budget priorities is contained in this brief from the office of the Governor.

2019 Budget Summary

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