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Hundreds of Transportation Projects in Limbo With Failure of Amendment 7

More than 800 transportation projects will be in limbo with the failure of Amendment 7, the $.75 sales tax.

08/06/2014

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Transportation Sales Tax Defeated

A proposed transportation sales tax has been defeated in Missouri. Voters rejected proposed Constitutional Amendment 7 to impose a three-quarters cent sales tax that was projected to raise at least $540 million annually over the next decade.

08/06/2014

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Road Taxes Are Rising, Even in Tax-Averse States

On Tuesday, voters will decide on a historic change that would tax virtually everything they buy in order to yield more money for roads and bridges.

08/04/2014

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Creve Coeur City Officials Won’t Back Transportation Tax Increase

The Creve Coeur City Council and Mayor Barry Glantz, while not telling people how to vote, think there’s a better way to raise revenue for transportation projects than through a $.75 sales tax increase.

07/22/2014

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Mo. Updates Project List for Transportation Tax

Missouri officials have added money for streetcars in Kansas City and more highway projects around the state.

07/07/2014

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Missouri Judge Hearing Ballot Measure Challenges

Lawsuits are challenging the ballot summaries for measures that would enhance the right to bear arms and impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax for transportation projects.

06/26/2014

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MoDOT Seeking Opinions on Transportation Tax Hike

MoDOT is holding a rapid-fire series of meetings to see if proposed projects—mostly road improvements—are enough to get you to vote for a tax increase in August.

06/19/2014

Justice

Lawsuit Challenges Mo. Transportation Tax Referendum

Missouri Association for Social Welfare says ballot wording is misleading & unfair

06/12/2014

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Nixon Opposes Missouri Transportation Sales Tax

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a proposed sales tax increase is “neither a fair nor a fiscally responsible” solution to pay for transportation needs.

06/02/2014

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Missouri to Create Transportation Tax Project List

State transportation officials plan to release a list of projects by June 13 that could be funded if Missouri voters approve a sales tax increase.

06/02/2014

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