transportation sales tax http://kbia.org en Transportation infrastructure and Amendment 7 http://kbia.org/post/transportation-infrastructure-and-amendment-7 <p></p><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:55:52 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 54628 at http://kbia.org Transportation infrastructure and Amendment 7 Transportation sales tax will be on August ballot http://kbia.org/post/transportation-sales-tax-will-be-august-ballot <p></p><p>Missouri voters will decide during the August primary on several ballot measures, including a proposed three-quarters-cent sales tax increase to bolster transportation funding.</p><p>Today Gov. Jay Nixon referred five measures to the August 5th ballot and three proposals to the November 4th election. Voters consider constitutional amendments endorsed by the Legislature in November unless the governor sets a different election date. Fri, 23 May 2014 21:18:47 +0000 Associated Press 53458 at http://kbia.org Transportation sales tax will be on August ballot 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