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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



Lawsuit Challenges Mo. Transportation Tax Referendum

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


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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.


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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.


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McCaskill Backs Missouri Transportation Sales Tax

The proposed constitutional amendment will ask voters to impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax that would last for 10 years.


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MoDOT Push for Sales Tax Increase to Rebuild Highways

Transportation funding proponents want Missouri shoppers to pay an additional cent in their sales taxes for 10 years to fund what supporters say are desperately needed transportation improvements.


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1-Cent Sales Tax Proposed for Missouri Transportation

The plan calls for the 1-cent sales tax to last 10 years with hopes of raising an estimated $7.9 billion during the life of the tax.