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Business
4:46 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Missouri Development Finance Board Approves $15 Million In Tax Credits For Museum Under Gateway Arch

Originally published on Tue June 17, 2014 4:30 pm

A state-run board has signed off on using tax credits to help cover the cost of renovating a museum on the grounds of the Gateway Arch.

The Missouri Development Finance Board voted via conference call Tuesday for up to $15 million in incentives, which would be used to cover half the cost of private donations that total around $30 million. Those donations and the incentives would go toward renovating the Museum of Westward Expansion beneath the Gateway Arch. 

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Politics
5:49 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Gov. Jay Nixon speaks out on Missouri General Assembly tax breaks

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has spoken out about legislation recently passed by the Missouri General Assembly.

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Agriculture
5:24 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Missouri curtailing diesel fuel inspections

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Missouri is curtailing inspections aimed at people who may illegally use farm diesel fuel in their over-the-road vehicles.

In response to concerns from lawmakers, acting Revenue Department Director John Mollenkamp said Wednesday that his agency would stop proactively looking for violations of the diesel fuel law and only respond to requests from law enforcement officials.

Missouri imposes a 17-cent tax on diesel fuel. But that tax is not charged on diesel used only for farming purposes. To distinguish between the two uses, farm diesel fuel is mixed with a dye.

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Politics
4:45 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Dozens of new Mo. laws take effect Wednesday

Dozens of new state laws take effect in Missouri on Wednesday.  

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Politics
9:14 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Mo. lawmakers send bill to Gov. Nixon that bans DOR from scanning driver's license documents

Republicans in the Missouri Senate want to make sure the governor doesn't create a health care exchange without their consent.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

Legislation is on its way to Governor Jay Nixon (D) that would forbid the Missouri Department of Revenue from scanning and storing source documents of driver's license and non-driver's license applicants.

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Politics
4:20 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Nixon denounces partial funding of license agency

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Democratic Governor Jay Nixon on Wednesday warned Republican lawmakers that he’ll lay off state workers if full funding isn’t restored to the budget for the Missouri Department of Revenue’s Motor Vehicles division.

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Politics
5:14 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Jones Unveils New Committee; Says Attempt To Access CCW List Was Part Of House Investigation

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Mon May 6, 2013 5:09 pm

House Speaker Tim Jones (R, Eureka) has formed a committee he says will thoroughly investigate the Department of Revenue's scanning of source documents for driver's license and conceal carry applicants, and the release of the state's conceal carry weapons (CCW) holder list to the federal government.


Jones says the committee is necessary because the Nixon administration has not fully cooperated with lawmakers' efforts to get answers to everything that's happened and why.

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