Missouri Government News for Week of December 11, 2000
|.||Accreditation of the state's urban schools tops the education issues confronting Missouri's next governor and legislative session. (12/13/00)|
And also like Carnahan, Bob Holden faces in his first term a potential education crisis. For Carnahan, it was a court case striking down the state's school-funding system. For Holden, it is the potential loss of accreditation by the state's two major urban school districts.
|.||$24.5 billion highway funding question confronts Gov.-elect Holden and Missouri's legislature (12/11/00)|
That leaves transportation officials and legislators alike wondering whether taxpayers will step up to fill the funding gap, possibly through a gas-tax hike.