• $100M Driving Subsidy Proposed While Gas Tax Cut Again

    From NextSTL:  State Representative and Budget Committee Chairman Cody Smith (R) is proposing a $100M driving subsidy from Missouri’s general revenue. The driving lobby has been crying for more funding for years. The state built more miles...

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  • Missouri’s highways need help. Voters nixed gas tax hike, but lawmakers can act

    From The Kansas City Star:  Ideas for funding Missouri’s woefully underfunded highway and bridge network are beginning to emerge, and Gov. Mike Parson and lawmakers should deal with this most pressing issue next year. Voters, of course, rejected...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Gas Tax Defeat Means Missouri Lawmakers Will Be Seeking Money for Roads

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Missouri voters’ rejection of a gasoline tax increase last week leaves state officials scrambling again for a successful route to solving the Missouri Department of Transportation’s chronic money problems. The measure, Proposition D, was defeated...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • How the midterm elections will impact the construction industry

    From ConstructionDive:  While many of the country’s voters are focused on issues like healthcare and job creation during this year’s midterm elections, some candidates in the more than 500 House, Senate and gubernatorial races could significantly and...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Parson Pushes for Voter Approval of MO Gas-Tax Increase

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Missouri Gov. Mike Parson outlined two priorities to drive the state’s economy during an appearance in St. Louis on Wednesday: workforce development and infrastructure. The governor spoke at the Donald Danforth Plant...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Gas Tax Hike Could Pump Up Construction Across Missouri

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Missouri voters will choose whether to raise the nation’s fourth-lowest gasoline tax when they go to the polls in November. But when it comes to outlining what motorists will get in return for...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Here’s the One Tax MO Democrats and Republicans Should Support Raising

    From The Kansas City Star:  Time for a single-question pop quiz to keep the ol’ noggin limber on this long Labor Day weekend: What’s the one tax that both Missouri Republicans and Democrats acknowledge needs to be...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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