Most of Missouri’s potential Republican candidates for governor expressed opposition Thursday to raising taxes for transportation funding, as they gathered under the same tent with other politicians to shake hands with voters at the Missouri State Fair.
Only one Mehlville School Board member voted no, they face a $1.6 million deficit next year.
The Missouri Development Finance Board voted for the credits Tuesday as the first step in a potential $50 million tax-credit plan over three years.
A group of Missouri gas station and convenience store owners is backing taxing cigarettes an additional 23 cents per pack.
Fewer than half of U.S. states passed three or more of the nine categories.
Tuesday’s vote could give the St. Louis Fire Department $40 million if the issue gets two-thirds of the votes.
The mayor of Florissant is challenging Gov. Jay Nixon to worry less about a new stadium and more about new roads.
It’s not yet decided if the taxing district would involve a sales tax, property tax, or a combination.
The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.
Congressman Lacy Clay’s office announced $300 million in the new Market Tax Credits going to six St Louis area entities.