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Missouri Revenue

General Revenue Growth Insufficient for Current Budget

This week the Missouri Office of Administration released the details of the state’s general revenue tax collections in February and for the fiscal year from July 1 through February. As of the end of February, the amount of revenue for the year to date has grown by 4.9 percent
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Tax Proposals Before Senate Ways & Means Would Dramatically Reduce State Revenue, Disporportionately Benefit Wealthiest, But Not Create Jobs

The Missouri Senate Ways & Means Committee will hear three major tax bills this week. Though they differ in their components, each would drastically reduce state revenue, disproportionately benefit Missourians with the highest incomes, and fail to create jobs. Click here for
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Don’t Mess with the Texas Model: Missouri Can (and Does) Do Better

Supporters of HB 253 often claim that the bill’s extreme tax cuts will make Missouri more like Texas.  But is that what Missourians want? Missouri is actually better off than Texas in a number of key areas.  Learn more here.
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Don’t Mess with the Texas Model: Missouri Can (and Does) Do Better

Supporters of HB 253 often claim that the bill’s extreme tax cuts will make Missouri more like Texas.  But is that what Missourians want? Missouri is actually better off than Texas in a number of key areas.  Learn more here.
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Top 10 Reasons to Oppose House Version of SB 26

The House approved a substitute version of the Senate’s tax cut proposal. While the measure was altered significantly, it was not improved. Click here to learn more about the bill and its impacts on Missouri. 
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House Passed Tax Cuts Will Undermine MO’s Economy

The MO House today chose ideology over Missouri’s economy and middle class. The expensive and ineffective tax bill it passed will raise taxes for average families and result in severe cuts to services that all Missourians rely on in order to fund big tax cuts for profitable
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House Passed Tax Cuts Will Undermine MO’s Economy

The MO House today chose ideology over Missouri’s economy and middle class. The expensive and ineffective tax bill it passed will raise taxes for average families and result in severe cuts to services that all Missourians rely on in order to fund big tax cuts for profitable
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House Passes Irresponsible, Opportunistic Tax Proposal

Today, the House passed HB 253, a wrong-headed tax cut that would cost the state more than $600 million, resulting in increased class sizes, higher college tuitions, and crumbling roads and bridges.  To read MBP Executive Director Amy Blouin’s statement about the
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House Passes Irresponsible, Opportunistic Tax Proposal

Today, the House passed HB 253, a wrong-headed tax cut that would cost the state more than $600 million, resulting in increased class sizes, higher college tuitions, and crumbling roads and bridges.  To read MBP Executive Director Amy Blouin’s statement about the
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Missouri House Passes Irresponsible Tax Cut

In what may become an alternate vehicle to pass damaging tax cuts, the MO House gave preliminary approval to a proposal that would cost the state about $627 million annually when fully phased in.  The proposal would also require substantial cuts to the budget legislators are
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