NewsBook: Missouri Government News for September 16, 2002
|.||Missouri cities oppose strengthening firefighters' bargaining power. (09/24/02)|
|.||Another aide is leaving the governor's staff. (09/24/02)|
She is the fifth high-level official to leave the leave the governor's personal staff in recent months. Others who have resigned include his chief of staff, legal counsel, budget director and his chief spokesman.
|.||The latest Post-Dispatch poll shows the Carnahan-Talent race still in a dead heat. (09/23/02)|
The poll showed Carnahan with 48 percent and Talent at 40 percent -- within the 4.5 percentage point margin of error.
An earlier poll also showed also showed the two in a dead heat, but much closer.
|.||A former state budget director warns of long term budget problems for the state. (09/20/02)|
In addition to being a former budget director, Moody also had served as the commissioner of the Office of Administration and director of the state's Social Services Department.
Moody, who now works as a lobbyist, said the state had cut taxes so deeply in recent years that an economic upturn would not solve the state's budget problems.
|.||Conservation Department to test 6,000 deer for chronic wasting disease (09/20/02)|
Last year the state tested 72 sick deer reported by hunters and the public. None tested positive for CWD.
|.||Holden raises poverty level, tells departments to find money (09/20/02)|