transportation sales tax http://kbia.org en State lawmakers preview 2014 legislative session http://kbia.org/post/state-lawmakers-preview-2014-legislative-session <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:32:55 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 46610 at http://kbia.org State lawmakers preview 2014 legislative session Group Of Republicans Block 1-Cent Transportation Sales Tax In Mo. Senate http://kbia.org/post/group-republicans-block-1-cent-transportation-sales-tax-mo-senate <span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of Republicans in the Missouri Senate has blocked a proposed constitutional amendment that would create a one-cent sales tax to help fund the state’s transportation needs.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The tax would require voter approval and would expire after 10 years unless voters renew it. Wed, 15 May 2013 13:29:47 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33774 at http://kbia.org Group Of Republicans Block 1-Cent Transportation Sales Tax In Mo. Senate Mo. Senate passes transportation sales tax http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-transportation-sales-tax <p> The Missouri Senate has passed a proposed 1-cent sales tax to fund state and local transportation projects.</p><p>The tax would require approval by Missouri voters and go back on a statewide ballot after 10 years.</p><p>Officials estimate the tax would generate nearly $8 billion over a decade with 10 percent dedicated to local transportation needs.</p><p>The proposal now goes to the House after clearing the Senate Thursday on a vote of 24-10. All the opponents were Republicans.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:29:55 +0000 Person: Associated Press 30424 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes transportation sales tax Mo. panel OKs transportation sales tax increase http://kbia.org/post/mo-panel-oks-transportation-sales-tax-increase <p>A Missouri House committee has endorsed a proposed 1-cent increase in the state sales tax to boost funding for transportation.</p><p>The proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution would require approval in a statewide vote and expire after 10 years.</p><p>Proponents estimate the higher sales tax would raise nearly $8 billion over 10 years for transportation projects.</p><p>The measure would dedicate 10 percent of the extra revenue to local transportation needs and freeze the state's gas tax rate while the higher sales tax was in effect.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:33:50 +0000 Associated Press 29560 at http://kbia.org Mo. panel OKs transportation sales tax increase