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Improving Missouri’s Working Families Tax Credit

In Missouri, working families with low wages generally pay a higher share of their income in state and local taxes than do the highest earners. Improving the state’s working families tax credit would make Missouri’s tax structure more fair, further incentivize work,
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Thank You

Thank you for sponsoring MBP’s 20th anniversary events. Your sponsorship helps build the foundation upon which every Missourian can thrive – advancing equity and creating opportunity for every Missourian. Click here to complete your sponsorship online via credit card, or
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In Honor of Missouri Budget Project’s 20th Anniversary

Please join us at one of our cocktail receptions to celebrate and help us continue our legacy of creating opportunity for every Missourian. Tuesday, November 7th5:30-8:30 Thursday, November 9th5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Boulevard Brewing Company2501 Southwest BoulevardKansas City
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MBP’s 20th Anniversary Equitable Sponsorship

To reflect our vision of an inclusive and equitable Missouri, we’ve moved away from the traditional hierarchical structure of sponsorships that provide tiered benefits.  We know these can sometimes feel transactional and unintentionally reflect power imbalances related to
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More Than 200 Organizations Oppose Dangerous DEI Language in State Budget

More Than 200 Organizations Oppose Dangerous DEI Language in Budget (as of April 24th, 2023) We believe this language will result in wide-ranging consequences that would undermine lawmakers’ economic and workforce priorities and urge you to remove it from the budget bills. 
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Anti-Diversity Budget Language Would Harm Missouri, Should Be Removed

In March, the Missouri House added anti-diversity language to the Fiscal Year 2024 budget bills that would have wide-ranging consequences and undermine lawmakers’ economic and workforce priorities.
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Introduction to Missouri’s State Budget (2023)

The Missouri Budget Project’s “Introduction to Missouri’s State Budget” outlines Missouri’s budget process, including where the state’s revenue comes from and how the state allocates funding. State Budget & Taxes: Impact at a Glance The impacts of Missouri’s investments are
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Clean Slate Legislation Would Address Missouri’s Workforce Needs, Boost Economy

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2023Contact: Traci Gleason Clean Slate Legislation Would Address Missouri’s Workforce Needs, Boost Economy As Missouri businesses search for employees to fill open positions, a new economic analysis from the Missouri Budget Project shows th
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Major Medicaid & CHIP Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, an omnibus federal appropriations bill that became law in December 2022, contains many critical provisions related to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). A summary of these provisions is below. Initiates
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