T.J. Berry http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri House Endorses Tax Cut Bills http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-house-endorses-tax-cut-bills <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri House has given first-round approval to two separate but similar tax-cut bills.</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 03:25:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33859 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri House Endorses Tax Cut Bills No Support Yet For A Mo. Special Session On Tax Cut Legislation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/no-support-yet-mo-special-session-tax-cut-legislation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So far, there has not been a </span>ground swell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of support for the idea of a special legislative session in Missouri to pass an alternate version of the tax cut bill vetoed earlier this year by Governor Jay Nixon (D).</span></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 21:35:41 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29540 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org No Support Yet For A Mo. Special Session On Tax Cut Legislation Sponsor Of Vetoed Mo. Tax Cut Bill Calling For Special Session Next Month http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sponsor-vetoed-mo-tax-cut-bill-calling-special-session-next-month-0 <p>The lead sponsor of a Missouri income tax cut wants Gov. Jay Nixon to call a special session so lawmakers can address some of the governor's concerns about the bill (HB253).<o:p></o:p></p><p>Republican House member T. J. Berry, of Kearney, said Thursday that he wants Nixon to call a special session to run concurrently with the veto session scheduled to start Sept. 11.<o:p></o:p></p><p>Nixon vetoed 29 bills this year, including Berry's bill cutting income taxes. Republican legislative leaders hope to override the veto.<o:p></o:p></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:07:05 +0000 The Associated Press 29512 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sponsor Of Vetoed Mo. Tax Cut Bill Calling For Special Session Next Month