Nixon: 'Mo. Dept. Of Revenue Is Not Forwarding Info On Citizens To DC'

Apr 4, 2013
Originally published on April 4, 2013 11:17 am

Governor Jay Nixon (D) says the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) is not forwarding information on applicants for driver’s licenses and conceal-carry endorsements to the federal government.

He became exasperated with reporters who asked questions about the controversy during a press conference today at the State Capitol.

“This Department of Revenue and this state of Missouri is not collecting a bunch of un-useful data to send to some sort of magical database someplace to mess with people – it’s not happening, okay?" Nixon said.  "They’re just not doing it, I mean, you know that and I know that.”

Department of Revenue officials have delivered thousands of documents related to its practice of scanning documents to a Missouri Senate committee in response to a subpoena issued last month.

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