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Improving Missouri’s Property Tax Credit Would Provide Immediate Property Tax Relief

The past year saw a dramatic rise in housing values and property tax assessments in counties across Missouri, resulting in steep increases in property tax for many homeowners. At the same time, Missouri saw larger rent increases than any other state, with a 13.18% increase in
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Raising Missouri’s Minimum Wage Is Good for Workers and the Economy

Missouri workers are the engines of our economies. When they earn a decent wage and can afford to care for their families, then they can fully participate in their communities and contribute to Missouri’s economic growth. An initiative on the 2024 ballot would build quality jobs
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Overview of Missouri’s Circuit Breaker Property Tax Credit

The Missouri Property Tax Credit (or “circuit breaker”) helps older adults and Missourians with disabilities living on fixed incomes stay in their homes by providing a credit towards the cost of their property taxes. However, the credit has not been adjusted since 2008 and is
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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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FY 2023 Budget Overview: Lawmakers Leverage Federal Funding to Invest in Critical Services & Infrastructure

This paper reflects the fiscal year 2023 budget approved by the General Assembly in May 2022. Click here for an updated version that reflects the vetoes Governor Parson made in June 2022.
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FY 2023 Budget Overview: Federal Funding Bolsters State Investments in Critical Services & Infrastructure

The following was updated in July 2022 to include Governor Parson’s vetoes. Click here to see the original version that summarizes the FY 2023 budget as passed by the General Assembly. Overview In May, Missouri legislators approved funding to provide critical public
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