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Some Missouri Senate members crackdown on funding

Date: December 8, 2009
By: Rebecca Stephen
State Capitol Bureau

Intro:  Members of Missouri Senate's Appropriation Committee expect results before handing out more funding.
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Wrap: During the hearing, people asked for more state funding.

St. Louis County Democrat Senator Tim Green says he would like to see results from economic developments centers before they receive more state funding.

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Description: "And it appears to me they continually come and say we need money for these innovation centers when originally they were intended to self fund themselves. So, just get frustrated."

Center for Emerging Technologies spokesman Jim Farrell says the company helped create 35 new businesses this year.

Reporting form the state Capitol, I'm Rebecca Stephen.

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