A bill that allots tobacco settlement money to help pay for the budget shortfall is on its way to the governer's desk. Jennifer Hoff has the story from Jefferson City:
Despite a heated debate in the House, a bill that once sparked much controversy there, passed easily 24 to 6 in the Senate.
The bill, which will allocate tobacco settlement money for the budget found bipartisan support.
President Pro-Tem, Peter Kinder, says the controversy in the House was related to campaign promises.
Despite a rough start, the bill made it out of the House and through the Senate in just one day. From Jefferson City, this is Jenny Hoff..KMOX.