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7:19 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Prosecutors say it's time to revamp criminal code

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Missouri prosecutors and victim advocacy groups are urging the Legislature to pass an overhaul of the state's criminal laws.

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8:36 am
Tue April 9, 2013

It May Be Too Late To Revise Mo. Criminal Code This Year

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 7:17 pm

Nearly a full month of hearings wrapped up Monday into a Missouri Senate bill that would revise the state’s criminal code, but it may already be too late to get the bill to the Governor’s desk this year.

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6:23 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Lower state income tax debated

Missouri State Capitol
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The Missouri Senate granted preliminary approval yesterday to a bill that would decrease the state income tax by 0.75 percent.

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8:21 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Angel Investment Tax Credit Measure Being Considered By Mo. Senate Committee

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Wed February 27, 2013 10:19 pm

Supporters of creating a so-called “Angel Investment” tax credit in Missouri testified in favor of legislation Wednesday before a State Senate committee.

Senate Bill 91 would provide incentives to wealthy investors, dubbed “Angels,” who are looking for start-up opportunities, preferably in high-tech and Internet-based businesses.  Kansas City Mayor Sly James was one of several witnesses hoping to persuade committee members to approve the bill.

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