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"The Next Attack On Voting Rights": Why Democrats Should Fight For A Constitutional Right-To-Vote Amendment

The last round of voter restrictions came after the 2010 Republican wave, when new GOP majorities passed voter identification laws and slashed ballot access in states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Florida. 988 more words


Missouri Senate Votes to Override Tax Cut Veto

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republican House leaders were looking confidently toward a showdown Tuesday over whether to enact an income tax cut, after the GOP-led Senate took the first step by voting to override the veto of Democratic Gov. 612 more words


Lawmakers React to the House Sending Gov. Nixon an Income Tax Cut Bill

JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX/Capitol Bureau) – For the second straight year, the legislature sent a tax cut bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature or veto. 475 more words


Bill reining in unemployment fraud heard in the Missouri House

The House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee brought Missouri one step closer to stamping out fraud in the unemployment system during a public hearing on… 313 more words

New Estimate Puts Missouri Tax Cut Bill at $620M

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A new estimate puts the eventual cost of a Missouri Senate income tax cut plan at more than $620 million annually. 183 more words


Missouri Governor Again Pushes Tax Credit Curbs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A day after senators endorsed a tax cut plan, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that any discussion of tax cuts “is a nonstarter” until lawmakers first curb the amount of tax breaks going to commercial and residential developers. 521 more words


Mo. Senate Endorses New Income Tax Cut Plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s Republican-led Senate endorsed an income tax cut plan Wednesday that could eventually waive a little less than $500 million of revenues annually, an amount about half the size as originally proposed with a later effective date. 634 more words