Despite concerns from the Democratic governor, Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature passed an income tax cut Tuesday that could reduce state tax revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars annually.
A measure making it easier for inmates to get married is moving through the Missouri Legislature.
Would cut taxes for many lower-to middle-income individuals and raise them for wealthier residents
“Passage is assured in the House, the votes are there in the Senate, and I believe we stand an excellent chance at making this progress”
“I think that ultimately, if they turn it down, it’s probably a positive for the state of Missouri,” Labor Council President Emeritus Bob Kelley said.
The incentives will be a key part of Missouri’s bid for the Boeing 777X jetliner in a competition featuring more than a dozen states from coast to coast.
In early November, Webb, 38, was charged with seven campaign finance law violations and one count of felony stealing.
At the special session, Nixon is expected to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation granting Boeing up to $150 million in incentives.
Legislators charged with felony crimes almost always eventually resign. At times, resignation from public office seems a part of a plea bargain deal.
Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard released a draft Thursday of proposed legislation for the 2014 session seeking to nullify federal gun control laws that infringe on Second Amendment rights.