From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Fewer books for kids and less public internet access for job seekers are two of the potential effects of Gov. Eric Greitens budget proposal.
Under the $27.6 billion spending blueprint unveiled by the Republican newcomer last month, libraries would see nearly $3 million less than they had expected to get last year as part of a series of cuts made to deal with less than robust growth in tax revenue.
Kirkwood Public Library Director Sarah Erwin said the library typically uses the state funds for internet service. The budget proposal would reduce those funds by more than $9,800 in the fiscal year beginning July 1.