It takes some courage to spin this:
...Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem rejected a legal challenge focused on Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's ability to control the rate of spending and to reduce expenditures when revenue falls short. The ruling, dated last week but issued Friday, came after Republican Auditor Tom Schweich filed a lawsuit last year over some of Nixon's budget decisions...
State Auditor Tom Schweich said he was pleased with a judgment issued by Cole County Circuit Court Jon Beetem on the Schweich vs. Nixon court dealing with the governor's authority to withhold money from the state budget...Read More »