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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Gov. Quinn Dismisses Rauner Business Plan

Gov. Pat Quinn is brushing off proposals by Republican challenger Bruce Rauner that call for ending some corporate tax breaks and “special deals” he claims are unfair to families.

06/26/2014

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Gov. Nixon Vetoes Tax Breaks

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a package of special tax breaks Wednesday for power companies, restaurants, computer data centers and other industries.

06/11/2014

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Gov. Nixon to Roll Out Vetoes

Nixon has scheduled a news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss vetoes of several bills approved by the Legislature this year.

06/11/2014

In St. Louis on May 28, Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about a group of tax cut bills passed in the final moments of the legislative session. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Gov. Nixon: Tax Cut Bills That Serve Special Interests Are ‘Irresponsible’

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is blasting the Republican-led state legislature for a group of bills passed in the 11th hour of the legislative session that give hundreds of millions in tax breaks to special interests.

05/28/2014

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Judge: No Vote on Proposal to Limit Tax Breaks to Energy Companies

A St. Louis Circuit Court judge upheld a permanent injunction against a group that was seeking to let voters decide whether fossil fuel companies such as Peabody should be denied future tax breaks from the city.

05/27/2014

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Analysis: Mo. Business Tax Break Has Wide Reach

Legislation awaiting a likely veto by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would create a new tax break for the owners of local diners and downtown antique stores.

04/21/2014

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Mo. Starts Session Focused On Boeing Incentives

Missouri lawmakers have convened a special session aimed at persuading the Boeing Co. to produce the 777X plane in the state.

12/02/2013

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OfficeMax, Office Depot Pit Illinois Vs. Florida for HQ

Naperville-based OfficeMax made its pitch to Illinois lawmakers Tuesday when executives testified before a state Senate Executive Committee.

06/20/2013

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Sports Commission Wants to Bring Bowl Game to STL

The St. Louis Sports Commission wants help from the legislature to bring a major college football bowl game to St. Louis.

05/04/2012

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Another Shot at Funding Lambert China Hub

Missouri House trying to create tax breaks for exports shipped out of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

04/18/2012

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