eric schmitt http://kbia.org en Sale of E-15 gas rejected -- for now http://kbia.org/post/sale-e-15-gas-rejected-now <p>Missouri gas stations will not be selling E-15 anytime soon.</p><p>A joint House-Senate committee voted Wednesday to reject a rule change sought by the State Agriculture Department that would have allowed sales of fuel containing 15 percent ethanol. Republican Senator Eric Schmitt of St. Louis County chairs the committee and said its vote had nothing to do with its opinion on increasing ethanol use in Missouri.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:18:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 41870 at http://kbia.org Sale of E-15 gas rejected -- for now Dozens of new Mo. laws take effect Wednesday http://kbia.org/post/dozens-new-mo-laws-take-effect-wednesday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dozens of new state laws take effect in Missouri on Wednesday.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:45:26 +0000 Associated Press & Marshall Griffin 39526 at http://kbia.org Dozens of new Mo. laws take effect Wednesday Mo. Senate endorses tax incentive overhaul http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-endorses-tax-incentive-overhaul <p>Missouri senators have endorsed legislation creating new incentives for high-tech businesses and international exports while paring back existing tax credits. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:10:09 +0000 Associated Press 29605 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate endorses tax incentive overhaul Mo. Senate Endorses Wide-Ranging Tax Credit Bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-endorses-wide-ranging-tax-credit-bill <P>The <A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</A> spent several hours last night working on a wide-ranging tax credit bill, which they gave first-round approval to at&#160;around 3:30 this morning.</P> <P><A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&#38;BillID=17149793">Senate Bill 120</A>&#160;would drastically cut incentives for Historic Preservation and low income housing.&#160; Historic Preservation tax credits would be capped at $50 million a year, instead of the current $140 million, and low income Housing incentives would be capped at $55 million a year.&#160;&#160;<A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/members/mem05.htm">Senator Jamilah Nasheed</A> (D, St. Louis) criticized the move. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:19:20 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29555 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate Endorses Wide-Ranging Tax Credit Bill Mo. Senate stalls on K-12 funding formula changes http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-stalls-k-12-funding-formula-changes <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Legislation that would tweak Missouri&rsquo;s funding formula for public schools has stalled in the State Senate.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 21:20:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 12631 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate stalls on K-12 funding formula changes St. Louis Co. Republican proposes business tax breaks http://kbia.org/post/st-louis-co-republican-proposes-business-tax-breaks <p>Missouri businesses and businesses owners could start paying less in taxes under a bill moving through the state Senate. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:09:31 +0000 Associated Press 11633 at http://kbia.org