“Politicians were trying to spend money we don’t have. So we’re left with two choices: Raise taxes or cut spending. I will not raise your taxes.”

Eric Greitens
(A statement made by Greitens for the St. Louis Post- Dispatch on Jan. 30, 2018)
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Greitens will not raise taxes. Therefore, spending is being cut in Missouri among a variety of areas. Higher education is going to take a $70 million hit in Greitens' new budget plan. Public Universities in Missouri vowed to not raise tuition more than 1 percent, but will still hurt because of it.