electric utility surcharge http://kbia.org en Mo. infrastructure needs could hit Mo. consumers http://kbia.org/post/mo-infrastructure-needs-could-hit-mo-consumers <p>State lawmakers are considering several proposals to improve infrastructure that could hit Missourians' wallets.</p><p>One proposal could require residents to pay a higher sales tax in order to pay for transportation projects, and another would let electric utilities seek a surcharge to recoup costs from infrastructure projects.</p><p>A third measure would call for issuing several hundred million dollars in bonds to fund improvements on college campuses and state facilities. Taxes that Missourians pay could go to paying off the bonds.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:50:46 +0000 Associated Press 29045 at http://kbia.org Mo. infrastructure needs could hit Mo. consumers