Transportation Tax

Hundreds of Transportation Projects in Limbo With Failure of Amendment 7More than 800 transportation projects will be in limbo with the failure of Amendment 7, the $.75 sales tax.
Transportation Sales Tax DefeatedA 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.
Road Taxes Are Rising, Even in Tax-Averse StatesOn 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.
Creve Coeur City Officials Won't Back Transportation Tax IncreaseThe 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.
Mo. Updates Project List for Transportation TaxMissouri officials have added money for streetcars in Kansas City and more highway projects around the state.
Missouri Judge Hearing Ballot Measure ChallengesLawsuits 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.
MoDOT Seeking Opinions on Transportation Tax HikeMoDOT 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 ReferendumMissouri Association for Social Welfare says ballot wording is misleading & unfair
Nixon Opposes Missouri Transportation Sales TaxMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a proposed sales tax increase is "neither a fair nor a fiscally responsible'' solution to pay for transportation needs.
Missouri to Create Transportation Tax Project ListState transportation officials plan to release a list of projects by June 13 that could be funded if Missouri voters approve a sales tax increase.
McCaskill Backs Missouri Transportation Sales TaxThe proposed constitutional amendment will ask voters to impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax that would last for 10 years.
MoDOT Push for Sales Tax Increase to Rebuild HighwaysTransportation 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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