Mo. Senator: Raising Gas Tax 'Would Not Solve the Total Problem'Sen. Kraus says he's not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.
Missouri Senate Votes to Override Tax Cut VetoThe Senate's 23-8 party-line vote was just enough to meet the constitutional requirement of a two-thirds majority.
Lawmakers React to the House Sending Gov. Nixon an Income Tax Cut BillFor the second straight year, the legislature sent a tax cut bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature or veto.
New Estimate Puts Missouri Tax Cut Bill at $620MThe new projection from legislative researchers is to be considered Monday by a Senate fiscal review committee. If the panel signs off, the full Senate then could vote to pass the legislation on to the House.
Missouri Governor Again Pushes Tax Credit CurbsA day after senators endorsed a tax cut plan, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that any discussion of tax cuts "is a nonstarter'' until lawmakers first curb the amount of tax breaks going to commercial and residential developers.
Mo. Senate Endorses New Income Tax Cut PlanThe income tax cut plan could eventually waive a little less than $500 million of revenues annually, an amount about half the size as originally proposed with a later effective date.
New Tax Cut Plan Debated in Missouri SenateA new plan to cut Missouri income taxes is drawing opposition from both Republicans and Democrats in the state Senate.
Mo. Senate Mulls Voter Identification Laws AgainMissouri's previous efforts of enacting a law have failed in the courts.
Nixon Again Calls For Mo. Campaign Contribution LimitsMissouri's campaign finance limits were eliminated by legislation passed in the closing hours of the 2008 session.
After Late-Night Filibuster, Mo. Senate Ready to Move on Tax OverhaulThe measure would decrease both corporate and personal income tax rates in phases over the next 10 years.
University City Sen. Takes On Welfare MisuseThe bill sponsored by Chappelle-Nadal would not allow recipients to use public assistant to buy tobacco, alcohol, or go to games or strip clubs.
Mo. Senator Rolls Out New Tax Overhaul ProposalThe proposal would gradually reduce the state's income tax rate by 1 percent while gradually increasing the state sales tax by one-half percent.