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1996 Revenue Stories
Newspaper Story - Background on the "rainy day fund" proposal on the November ballot.
Radio Story - Sewer bond proposal on the November ballot.
Radio Story - Building maintence fund proposal on the November ballot.
Radio Story - Legislators say the rainy day fund is good common sense.
Radio Story - Missouri's water, soil, and park tax will be up for renewal Nov. 5. Supporters say the state needs it, others disagree.
Newspaper Story - Background on conservation sales tax extension ballot issue.
Radio Story - Opposing sides approve a court decision to keep ballot language showing the cost of a minimum wage increase to the state.
Newspaper Story - The GOP gubernatorial candidate used a non-existent budget line to explain her tax cut plan.
Radio Story - The GOP gubernatorial candidate unveils her tax plan while administration officials say her figures are all wrong.
Radio Story - GOP candidate to announce tax-cut plans on Thursday.
Newspaper Story - Hancock tax refunds delayed another month, at least, by court suit.
Radio Story - GOP candidate for governor remains silent on the governor's latest tax-cut jplan.
Radio Story - Governor proposes college tax credits.
Newspaper Story - Governor's tax cut plan meets silence from his GOP rival.
Radio Story - GOP Treasurer candidate charges incumbent with fraud.
Democrats and Republicans blaim each other for death of tax cuts in legislature.
Legislature enters its last day with tax cuts still unresolved.
There is only one day left for legislators to hammer out a compromise on tax refunds.
Lobbyists pay $1,000 each to eat with a few dozen legislators (newspaper wrap of Wednesday's legislative developments).
Senate debates killer roosters while other major issues sit on the sidelines.
The senate has once again failed to act on proposed tax cuts, with only three days left in the session.
Senate committee approves tax-cut plan.
Sales tax cut replaced with income tax cut by Senate committee.
Non-married, same-sex pigs authorized to carry concealed weapons under legislative staffer's suggested bill.
Abortion dispute stalls budget in House
Tax-cut inaction, budget passage, bill veto & expanded liquor merchandizing rights top Tuesday's legislative actions.
The sales tax cut on groceries approved in the house finds itself in Senate limbo.
Representatives vote to reject a health budget until six words are added to the legislation.
Now the senate opens debate on one of the thorniest issues of this legislative session.
Bill to cut income tax dropped in House tops list of legislative developments on April 30 (newspaper story).
Republicans attack decision to drop House bill to cut income taxes
The House Ways and Means Committee chairman drops bill for cuts in the state income tax.
The Senate votes to give a tax credit for donations to domestic violence shelters.
House approves a two-cent-per-dollar sales tax on food.
Tax-cut bill dropped in House.
Private pensions would qualify for a tax exemption, under pending legislation.
Senate approves reinstating a type of local sales tax.
The House speaker ruled a motion to put a tax increase on the ballot out of order.
Incomes under $16,000 per year wouldn't be taxed, under a pending house bill.
Juvenile crime crackdown is costing state money for new juvenile facilities.
Welfare activists support a sales tax cut for food (radio story with digital audio).
The GOP blame Democrats for stalling on tax-cut legislation (radio story with digital audio).
Welfare advocates & GOP calling for legislative action on the stalled tax cut bill (newspaper story).
Members of the House and Senate can't agree on a tax cut for Missourians.
Senate cuts $0.5 million from MU budget in protest over foreign accent by teacher.
Governor cheers voter approval of Amendment 4 restricting legislative power to raise taxes.
Missouri voters approve restriction on raising state taxes.
Congressman Hancock says slick ads convinced the public to support Amendment Four.
Congressman Hancock's says Missourians are in for more taxes.
University of Missouri's budget before the state Senate.
Congressman Mel Hancock says he will not run for Governor.
Plan to expand state environmental protection programs slashed by House.
House Budget Committee approves governor's budget plan for MU.
House Budget Committee passes $600,000 appropriation for Ryan White program. The remaining funds rely on federal money.
Higher Education budget clears Appropriations Committee unchanged.
Urban-rural clash threatens sales tax for soil & parks.
House Ways & Means approves food sales tax cut.
Sales tax cut on food approved by House Committee.
House rejects raising taxes to pay for child immunization.
Where to cut rather than whether to cut becomming major tax issue before lawmakers.
House committee approves 1/4 cent sales tax cut.
Banning gambling boats from man-made ponds proposed.
Federal budget dispute may hurt Missouri's economy.
Governor recommends major increase for higher education budget.
Republicans accuse Democratic governor of sounding like a GOPer in his legislative program.
Senate GOP leader says Carnahan's plans came from the GOP.
Experts agree with governor that the state's economy is booming.
Governor proposes sales tax cut, GOP charges it's politics.
Republicans attack governor's motivations for seeking a tax cut.
State Auditor goes to court for higher tax refunds.
Preview of the major issues that have emerged for the 1996 legislative session.
State treasurer has unclaimed property worth millions.
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