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House Democrats Call on Nixon to Oppose Cuts to Shear Institute 0

House Democrats Call on Nixon to Oppose Cuts to Shear Institute

Students who have participated in a UMSL Sue Shears Institute for Women program Twenty-three Democrat women state representatives delivered a letter today to Governor Nixon governor asking him to veto SB 455, which includes an amendment abolishing the Sue Shear Institute for Women. By Eli Yokley, Missouri News Network — May 9 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A $250,000 a year expenditure threatens to stall passage of the state’s $24 billion budget. The issue is over whether the University of Missouri should continue to fund the Shear Institute, a public policy institute for women in politics based at the University of Missouri...