Key Representative On Board With MOHELA

A Columbia representative comes on board for the MOHELA bill after he receives assurances that the University of Missouri-Columbia won’t be completely left out of plans for college capital improvements. Rep. Ed Robb, a Republican from Columbia, found himself at...

Senate Passes MOHELA Bill

The state senate has passed the Governor’s MOHELA bill….but not before outnumbered opponents had one more chance to unload. Sponsor Gary Nodler of Joplin points to numerous reforms to higher education and says the bill represents "one of the broadest...

House Ready to Approve MOHELA Plan

If Senate Republicans succeed in using their majority muscle to move MOHELA to the House, a top Republican there says he’s ready to send the $350 million college capital improvement bill straight to Governor Blunt. House Speaker Pro Tem Carl Bearden (R-St....

Senate Cuts off Debate and Passes MOHELA Bill

The State Senate has given preliminary approval to SB 389 , legislation authorizing the sale of $350-Million of assets of MOHELA – the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority. But getting to a vote was not easy. Minority Democrats, who had filibustered the bill...
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