20 Ways In 20 Days
CUTS HURT! Balancing the budget by only cutting services means pain for Missouri’s children, parents, seniors – all of us. For the next 20 days, prior to the deadline for Governor Nixon to sign the FY 2011 budget passed by the Missouri Legislature, we will look at 20 ways that budget cuts will impact our state, and how a balanced approach provides a better way for Missouri. To learn more about common sense solutions to Missouri’s ongoing budget shortfall, email your contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is a Better Way
For too long, Missouri has relied only on cuts to critical state services to address budget pressures, harming families who are struggling and undermining our economic future. Missouri needs a more balanced approach with common sense steps to increase revenue, including closing tax loopholes and bringing administrative and tax policies into the 21st century. These steps will ensure Missouri is ready to benefit from the economic recovery and provide the foundation of services and infrastructure to support our families and our economy.
There are ways to close tax loopholes and bring Missouri’s tax structure into the 21st century. Click here to read about better ways to balance our budget.
Then talk to your family, your friends, your neighbors and your elected representatives about a balanced approach that includes increasing revenue. The well-being of our families, our communities and our state depends on it!