Missouri Governor Addresses Tax Credit Reform to Higher Education
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Missouri Governor Addresses Tax Credit Reform to Higher Education

Date: April 27, 2010
By: Rebecca Stephen
State Capitol Bureau

Intro:  Governor Nixon held an unusual evening phone conference with the heads of Missouri's higher education institutions to promote tax credit reform.
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Wrap: During the phone conference Nixon repeated thoughts he addressed about tax credit reform a week ago.

Nixon thinks the state needs a tax credit reform to make sure taxpayer money is going where it is most useful.

Nixon says he wants the executive branch to have control of overseeing the tax credits.

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Description: "Economic development projects that move forward are best done through capable efforts by the executive branch with authority granted appropriation wise overall by the legislative branch."

But some members of the legislature will not let a tax credit reform pass unless they have control over appropriation.

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


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