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The Missouri House of Representatives will meet in a week or so to look at and possibly overturn certain line-item vetoes made by Governor Jay Nixon.

Click to hear KMZU’s Mike Stone speak with Rep. Mike Lair of the 7th district about education cuts due to the Governor’s actions.

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Rep. Lair says the education cuts are fairly small but very significant when it comes to the benefits for students and school districts.

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Lair said those are just from the DESE budget, let alone the cuts from higher education.

Lair adds he believes the vetoes are politically motivated.

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Rep. Lair goes onto say that Missouri schools have lost a huge portion of their formula funding as well as transportation money. He says the votes should be there to overturn some of the vetoes when they gather in early August.