Missouri Press Association http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Gov. Nixon criticizes sales tax proposal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-criticizes-sales-tax-proposal <p>Missouri Gov. <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Jay Nixon</a> says proposals to replace the state's income tax with an expanded sales tax is the wrong way to go.</p><p>Nixon spoke Wednesday to members of The Associated Press and the <a href="http://www.mopress.com/">Missouri Press Association</a> at their annual Capitol media event.</p><p>Nixon says the tax proposals would require raising the sales tax and levying it on purchases that currently are not subject to that tax. He says that is not smart.</p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 22:56:36 +0000 The Associated Press 510 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Gov. Nixon criticizes sales tax proposal