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MO Legislators Face Major School Finance Overhaul

By Matt Sepic, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

Missouri governor Matt Blunt delivers his first state-of-the-state address tonight. One topic the Republican will no doubt touch upon is education funding.

Blunt says public education is the most important thing state government does, and it was a theme throughout his campaign. But for decades, all three branches of Missouri government have struggled with just how to distribute the money.

KWMUs' Matt Sepic reports.