Mel Hancock

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Tax-Limits Champion Honored at Missouri Capitol

A Missourian who led a petition effort limiting state revenues, is being honored at the Missouri Capitol.


Mel Hancock

Mel Hancock, a Man of the People

Mel Hancock authored a citizens’ initiative limiting state revenues and local taxes that won voter approval in 1980 as an amendment to the state constitution.



Missouri Lawmaker Mel Hancock Dies at 82

The Former U.S. Rep. lent his name to a state constitutional amendment that resulted in tax refunds for millions of Missourians.


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