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Historic Preservation

(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

The economic development deal struck by lawmakers will cut one of Missouri’s most popular tax credits nearly in half.

The deal between House and Senate leaders would cut the amount of Historic Preservation tax credits issued each year from $140 million down to $80 million.

Ruth Keenoy with the non-profit Landmark Associates of St. Louis, Inc., says the smaller cap would be detrimental to Missouri’s economy.  She wants the incentives to be left as-is.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: Good evening. My name is Philippe de Lapérouse. On behalf of my fellow co-chair, Isabelle Montupet, and members of the Les Amis steering committee who worked diligently over the past year to organize this event, I would like to thank all of you for joining us this evening to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Lafayette’s birth. ...