Political courage. That’s the phrase that came to my mind as I watched the Senate’s top GOP leaders cast the deciding votes that killed the gun-rights bill.
“As it is, the hospital industry has too much power and so you’re just not going to get good public policy,” Sen. Rob Schaaf said.
Associated Press reporter asks lawmakers and political scientists.
The measure would decrease both corporate and personal income tax rates in phases over the next 10 years.
While a pro-business agenda has been fast-tracked by Missouri’s Republican General Assembly, one issue has been pushed to the sidelines.
The chance of what supporters often call “right to work” getting to the floor in either chamber appears slim.
Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said the department has been violating state privacy laws by sharing Missourians’ personal information.
A proposal would allow those communities to keep ticket revenue to cover just 20 percent of their operating budget.
The bill Sponsored by Sen. Tom Dempsey would eliminate the program altogether and use the savings to pay more to Medicaid providers.
Senators voted 28-4 for legislation that would reimburse sponsors of sporting events with $5 for every ticket sold to cover the help cost.