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Missouri Legislature Economic Development

Analysis: Mo. Voters Continue Rejecting Taxes

Last statewide tax increase in 1987.

11/18/2012

University of Missouri Med School Expansion Tied To Tobacco Tax Hike

That was the message from university leaders at a Wednesday news conference to support raising the cigarette tax from the current 17 cents per pack to 90 cents.

10/31/2012

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Bus Tour Wraps Up for Missouri Tobacco Tax Measure

Backers of a proposal to increase Missouri’s lowest-in-the nation cigarette taxes wrapped up a statewide bus tour Friday at the state Capitol.

10/12/2012

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Missouri Tobacco Tax Backers Plan School Bus Tour

The “Show-Me A Brighter Future” campaign plans to begin the bus tour Monday in Jefferson City and visit more than 20 cities in 12 days.

09/28/2012

local control

Two Missouri Initiatives Qualify For November Ballot

Missouri voters will be asked in November to raise the state’s tobacco tax and let St. Louis run its own police department.

08/07/2012

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High Court Reviews Mo. Ballot Initiatives

Initiatives include whether to raise the minimum wage, increase tobacco taxes and limit interest rates on payday loans.

06/25/2012

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Missouri Board of Education Wants Tobacco Tax Increased

The measure would raise Missouri’s cigarette tax from 17 cents per pack to 90 cents beginning January.

06/20/2012

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Missouri Tobacco Dealers Eye Cross-Border Customers

The Missouri tax is 17-cents a pack, the lowest in the nation.

05/13/2012

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Illinois Roll-Your-Own Tax in the Works

Phil Accordino, president of RYO Machine, says this bill is nothing more than an attempt to put another notch in Philip Mottis’ belt.

05/01/2012

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Getty/Scott Olson)

Gov. Quinn Promises More Cuts and Taxes to Reduce Deficit

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.

04/20/2012

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