revenue department http://kbia.org en Mo. House passes bill to stop document scanning http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-bill-stop-document-scanning <p>The Missouri House has approved legislation barring the state Revenue Department from scanning the personal documents of drivers' license applicants into a state computer system.</p><p>The House passed the measure 118-40 on Tuesday. It now returns to the Senate.</p><p>The Revenue Department began scanning documents, such as birth certificates and concealed weapons permits, in December. Agency officials say it provides more security to licensing. But Republican lawmakers objected to the procedures and argue it is an invasion of privacy.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 13:25:34 +0000 Associated Press 33769 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes bill to stop document scanning Mo. House panel OKs plan to stop document scans http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-oks-plan-stop-document-scans <p>A Missouri House committee has adopted a measure to stop the state Revenue Department from scanning driver's license applicants' personal documents. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:58:18 +0000 Associated Press 32873 at http://kbia.org Mo. House panel OKs plan to stop document scans Mo. offering tax break on some appliances http://kbia.org/post/mo-offering-tax-break-some-appliances <p>Missouri consumers are being offered a temporary break on the state sales tax on energy-efficient appliances.</p><p>The Revenue Department says its fifth annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs through Thursday of this week. The event lifts the 4.2 percent state sales tax on dishwashers, furnaces, air conditioners and other appliances that carry the Energy Star label.</p><p>The agency says 11 counties, 51 cities and 18 special taxing districts are also taking part, meaning buyers will be spared the local sales taxes as well.<br>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:34:33 +0000 Associated Press 32424 at http://kbia.org Mo. offering tax break on some appliances Mo. Gov. Nixon announces position changes http://kbia.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-announces-position-changes <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is shuffling some positions within his administration. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 22:23:11 +0000 Associated Press 25894 at http://kbia.org Mo. Gov. Nixon announces position changes