The incoming Speaker of the Missouri House is again voicing doubts about a report that recommends eliminating nearly half of the state’s tax credit programs.
Often programs called "important" and "a blessing" by lawmakers on both sides of the isle aren't in much danger of elimination, but this time might be different.
207,000 low-income seniors and disabled people in Missouri participate in the Missouri Rx prescription drug assistance program. Well, at least until it expires in August 2011.
Unless the Missouri General Assembly reauthorizes it.
Republicans in Missouri are praising Monday's ruling by a federal judge in Virginia that declared portions of the new federal health care law unconstitutional. The Missouri Republican Party released a statement criticizing Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill for supporting the bill.
Governor Jay Nixon has picked a new Director for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Sarah Parker Pauley, 45, will succeed former Director Mark Templeton, who left the DNR to run a trust fund for victims of the BP oil spill. She told reporters her priorities include promoting clean energy use.
Gov. Jay Nixon is opposing efforts to end a Missouri tax break for some low-income seniors and disabled residents.
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