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4:55 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Lee's Summit getting Google high speed Fiber

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Another Kansas City suburb has signed on to receive Google Fiber, the search giant's high-speed Internet service.

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5:19 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Mo. State House committee examines income tax legislation

A Mo. State House committee inspects legislation that would cut Missouri's income tax while raising the sales tax.
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Legislation that would cut Missouri’s income tax while raising the sales tax was examined today by a State House committee. 

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8:29 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Locations Accepting EBT Cards Would Be Strictly Limited Under Mo. Senate Bill

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Tue March 5, 2013 2:02 pm

Legislation is moving through the Missouri Senate that would strictly limit where Electronic Benefits Transfer, or EBT cards, can be used in the state.

State Senator Will Kraus (R, Lee’s Summit) is sponsoring Senate Bill 251.  He says a new federal law that just took effect will ban EBT card use in casinos, liquor stores and adult entertainment venues.

“We’re taking that federal law (and) putting (it) into state statute," Kraus said.  "But we’re also adding a few places that we think these cards shouldn’t be used at:  amusement parks, entertainment events, athletic events, (or) to purchase alcohol, tobacco (or) lottery tickets.”

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