Backers of a plan to raise the Missouri cigarette tax to 90-cents from 17 say they have far more names than they need.
This would be the third time in the past decade that a tobacco tax increase has appeared on the Missouri ballot
Supporters are looking to raise Missouri’s lowest-in-nation cigarette tax.
Gov. Quinn wants to raise cig tax by a dollar a pack
Trying to make up $2.7 billion, Gov. Pat Quinn says his job is to tell lawmakers not what they want to hear, but what they need to hear.
“This is a rapidly increasing method to produce cigarettes without being subject to the cigarette tax.”
Pro/con on raising the cigarette tax in Missouri, and a consumer savings expert talks about online coupon do’s and dont’s.
Former St. Louis County Councilwoman Barbara Fraser discusses the effort to toughen up the smoking ban laws in the county. Missouri State Senator Kurt Schaefer and Columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News Christine Flowers also join us.