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Economic Recovery Rebate Leaves Too Many Missourians Behind

At the end of the 2022 state legislative session lawmakers approved House Bill 2090, to provide “economic recovery” payments to Missourians.  Intended to help families meet the rising cost of inflation, the bill had a fundamental flaw in that it would leave out more than one-third of Missouri taxpayers, including families earning low wages and seniors who rely on Social Security income.

Governor Parson should veto the bill, which would allow the state to instead invest the funding in the services and infrastructure would create an inclusive recovery.

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