food pantries http://kbia.org en House and Senate committees to hear bills that revive tax credits for nonprofits http://kbia.org/post/house-and-senate-committees-hear-bills-revive-tax-credits-nonprofits <P><A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB87">Legislation that would revive three benevolent tax credits</A> in Missouri is being considered by a <A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB87">State House </A>committee.</P> <P>Tax breaks for food pantries, pregnancy resource centers and the Children in Crisis program all expired last year when lawmakers failed to pass any type of tax credit reform package.&#160; Scott Baker,&#160;State Director&#160;of the <A href="http://feedingmissouri.org/">Missouri Food Bank Association</A>, testified today in favor of renewing the incentives.&#160; He says according to the USDA, Missouri has the nation’s 7th highest food insecurity rate. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:01:48 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27679 at http://kbia.org House and Senate committees to hear bills that revive tax credits for nonprofits