APNewsBreak: Missouri's tab for Joplin tornado, flooding totals $36M; far less than projected

  • by: DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 11, 2013 - 4:35 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Confronted by a spate of natural disasters, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cut funding for education and stockpiled tax revenues two years ago while committing $150 million to respond to the deadly Joplin tornado and widespread flooding.

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