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Court funding restored in Senate budget

Missouri Senators voted 33-1 to use $6.7 million in federal stimulus funds to plug various holes in the state's judiciary budget. Earlier this year, the House passed a bill for next fiscal year's budget that includes about $187.1 million for the state's judiciary system. That's about a $2.7 million cut from the current fiscal year. The lone senator to vote against the budget bill funding the judiciary system was Sen. Jim Lembke (pictured), R-St. Louis County. He said he voted against every budget bill that he thought "spent too much money."

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