It took the House budget committee less than 30 minutes to approve the 2003 budget last night.
Julian Pecquet has the story in Jefferson City
The committee chair, Tim Green, decided to vote on the 13 bills without discussion.
Rep. Larry Crawford from Centertown says he questions the committee's use of $75 million from the rainy day fund.
The bills are expected to be brought up in the House in 2 weeks.