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Governor’s tax committee establishes sub-committees

Governor’s tax committee establishes sub-committees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Governor’s Committee for Fair, Simple and Low Taxes continued their work, moving forward in their mission to review Missouri’s taxes. Thursday afternoon’s meeting saw the committee officially set the three sub-committees and assign members to the respective committees, though roughly half of the committee was only able to attend by

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Greitens’ tax credit committee meets for first time

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senators, representatives and the picks of Governor Eric Greitens gathered in Room 750 of the Truman Building on Thursday afternoon for the first meeting of the Governor’s Committee for Fair, Simple and Low Taxes. Their first meeting started late, as the three senators on the committee had been held up by

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Greitens rounds out 10-member tax credit committee

New Department of Revenue head named chair JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens first announced his Governor’s Committee on Simple, Fair and Low Taxes nearly a month ago, and Friday he named the final four people who will round out the board looking at ways to cut the state’s tax credit programs and reform how the

PRESS RELEASE: Big Coalition of Missouri State Reps and Senators Endorse Eric Schmitt for Treasurer

Glendale, Mo. – A big coalition of Missouri State Senators and Representatives from across the state today called for the election of Eric Schmitt to be Missouri’s next Treasurer. The endorsement of 54 State Representatives and 19 State Senators so early in the election cycle highlights the far-reaching support for Schmitt. The endorsements come on

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Four weeks left: School transfers, sales taxes to take stage

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With only a month left in the legislative session, House and Senate lawmakers are narrowing focus to a handful of priorities to send to Gov. Jay Nixon. Among the biggest priorities from leadership in both chambers: student transfers and sales tax increases. After sending Nixon a tax cut last week likely

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Sales tax increase amendment passes House, to face stiffer opposition in Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – A bill with a constitutional amendment that would — with voter approval — add a 1 percent sales tax for Missouri Department of Transportation projects was passed, 96-53, in the House on Wednesday. Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, sponsored the bill. Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, sponsored the same legislation in

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Construction yet to begin on North Side Project, Senate standing in the way

NORTH ST. LOUIS – All the principal players in the North Side project are eager to see construction begin, especially the people who live and work around the area. You just have to look at the neighborhood to see why. As you exit the highway onto St. Louis Ave., just on the left is a

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Senate passes tax cut, Governor vows to veto

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Senate passed a tax cut bill, SB 509, on Tuesday morning, 23-9, despite statements from Gov. Jay Nixon that the measure would be vetoed. The vote was along partisan lines with universal Republican support. SB 509, as currently constituted, provides a 0.5 percent tax cut for every $150 million

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Tax bill passes House, receives bipartisan support

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — HB 1268, a bill to gradually cut income taxes by reforming Missouri tax brackets, passed out of the House of Representatives Thursday with a vote of 146-4. Only one Representative, Genise Montecillo, D-St. Louis, commented on the bill on the floor, opposing it because the tax bill has a projected $12

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