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Judge rejects challenge Missouri tax measure

Date: September 20, 2010
By: Rebecca Stephen
State Capitol Bureau

A ballot issue against the earnings tax is staying on the ballot. Rebecca Stephen has more from Jefferson City.
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Wrap: The Cole County Circuit Judge threw out the efforts by Kansas City to keep the measure off the November ballot.  

In a lengthy ruling the judge rejected several claims made to keep the measure off of the ballot.

If Missouri voters pass the earnings tax measure, it would require voters in St. Louis and Kansas City to vote on earnings taxes every five years and ban other Missouri cities from implementing their own earnings tax.

Election authorities decided in August that the measure was qualified to be on the ballot.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Rebecca Stephen.



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