Gov. Nixon Releases $132 Million to Enhance State Facilities

By KOLR10 News

Published 02/28 2014 04:35PM

Updated 02/28 2014 04:36PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an announcement on Friday, Gov. Nixon says he has released the remaining expenditure restrictions of $132 million for the current fiscal year to continue to consolidate and improve the efficiency of state facilities.

According to a news statement, Nixon cites continued improvement in the state’s economy and has directed the Office of Administration to use the resources to make state government for efficient.

"The Office of Administration has continued to answer Gov. Nixon's call to identify new efficiencies that will save taxpayers even more money in the future," said Commissioner Doug Nelson. "My office will develop plans to use these resources to maintain state facilities and continue our progress in making state government more efficient and effective."

The expenditure restrictions that were released today include $28.5 million to extend the life of Missouri's State Capitol building, $12.5 million to improve State Parks for visitors in all regions of the state, $38 million to improve the efficient use of state buildings and $53 million for priority maintenance and repair projects for facilities statewide.

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