The Governor will sign House Bill 2002 on stage at Boys State.  Click to hear KMZU’s Sarah Scott speak with Boys State Director Mike Plunkett:

Mike Plunkett

Press Release from the Office of the Governor

Gov. Jay Nixon will sign copies of House Bill 2002 in a ceremony on Sunday evening (June 17) at Boys State in Warrensburg. House Bill 2002 provides record funding for K-12 classrooms in Missouri in Fiscal Year 2013, which Gov. Nixon called for during his 2012 State of the State address and which the General Assembly agreed with in its budget.

The Governor will sign the budget bill after addressing delegates participating in the annual Boys State program at the University of Central Missouri. Members of the media wanting to cover the remarks or the bill signing should contact Boys State Director Mike Plunkett at [email protected] or at 913-314-3825 for media credentials.

Sunday, June 17

WHO: Gov. Jay Nixon

Boys State delegates

WHAT: Signing of House Bill 2002, which provides record funding for K-12 classrooms in Missouri for FY2013

WHEN: 6:45 p.m.

WHERE: Hendricks Hall Auditorium

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO