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February 19, 2014 2:40 PM

Missouri governor is lying about denial of funding for new state hospital, House speaker says

Republicans pushed back hard Wednesday night against Gov. Jay Nixon’s charge earlier in the day that a GOP-led House committee had stripped funding out of a bill to rebuild the aging Fulton State Hospital. House Speaker Tim Jones insisted that the House Budget Committee had done no such thing and called Nixon’s rhetoric “a blatant falsehood.”

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