Missouri Department of Revenue

Same-sex Marriage
2:48 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Same-Sex Married Couples Living In Mo. Will Be Able To File Joint State Tax Returns

Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon (D).
UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Governor Jay Nixon (D) has issued an executive order directing the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) to accept jointly filed state income tax returns from same-sex married couples living in the Show-Me State.

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Dept. of Revenue/Scanning
9:36 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Mo. House Committee Releases Report Accusing DOR Of Breaking 2009 Anti-REAL ID Law

State Rep. Stanley Cox (R, Sedalia) present the findings of the House Cmte. on Privacy Protection at a press conference in O'Fallon, Mo., on Oct. 25, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A Missouri House committee that spent the summer investigating the Department of Revenue (DOR) is officially accusing the state agency of breaking the law.

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Dept. of Revenue/Scanning
4:11 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Schweich Says Mo. DOR's Now-Defunct Policy Of Scanning Documents Broke State Law

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich. (via Office of the Auditor)
State Auditor's office

An audit released Monday finds that the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) broke state law with its now-defunct policy of scanning documents of driver's license and conceal-carry applicants.

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Dept. of Revenue/Scanning
6:47 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Special Mo. House Committee Wraps Up Hearings Into Dept. Of Revenue Scanning

Mo. Capitol
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A special Missouri House committee appointed to look into why the Department of Revenue began scanning documents of driver's license and conceal-carry applicants has wrapped up its series of hearings this summer.

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DOR/Conceal Carry Controversy
7:04 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Former Mo. DOR Director Appears Before House Committee Investigating Scanning Controversy

Former Mo. DOR Dir. Alana Barragan-Scott testifies before the Mo. House Privacy Protection committee on July 24, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

The final day of hearings into the Department of Revenue's now-defunct policy of scanning and storing documents of driver's license applicants featured the agency's former director answering questions under oath.

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DOR/Conceal Carry Controversy
6:21 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Mo. House Committee Grills Nixon Officials Over Scanning Documents & Release Of Conceal-Carry List

Mo. Office of Admin. Commissioner Doug Nelson testifies before the Mo. House committee on Privacy Protection on July 23, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A Missouri House committee looking into the Department of Revenue's now-defunct policy of scanning documents of driver's license applicants is finally hearing from top officials from Governor Jay Nixon's office.

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Politics
12:49 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Mo. House Chief Ends Subpoenas For Gov's Staff

Tim Bommel, Mo. House Communications

Missouri's top House official has dropped an attempt to subpoena members of Gov. Jay Nixon's administration to testify before a committee he created.

House Speaker Tim Jones had subpoenaed five current Nixon staffers and his former Revenue Department director to testify about changes that were made in Missouri's procedures for issuing driver's licenses.

The six people all declined to appear as directed by the subpoenas last month, and a Cole County judge temporarily blocked the subpoenas from being enforced.

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Politics
4:30 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Politically Speaking: Nixon's Budget Witholding And Vetos, Dooley's Donations

Chris McDaniel, St. Louis Public Radio.

Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics.

On this week's 4th of July show: the gang discusses Governor Nixon's move to hold $400 million from the budget, his numerous vetoes, the Department of Revenue document scanning developments, and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley's six-figure donation from libertarian Rex Sinquefield.

Follow Chris McDaniel on Twitter@csmcdaniel

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Document Scanning
4:44 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Nixon Signs Bill Blocking Scanning Of Documents For Driver's Licenses

The dome of the Missouri Capitol.
(via Flickr/jimbowen0306)

Perhaps in an effort to put an end to an ongoing political battle over the practice, Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation blocking the Department of Revenue from scanning and storing documents required to get a driver's license.

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MO Statehouse
3:17 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Mo. House Hearings On Driver's License Document Scanning Controversy Begin

Jackie Bemboom (seated, at microphone) head of the Department of Revenue’s Motor Vehicle and Driver’s License division, testifies at the Missouri Capitol on June 26, 2013.
(Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated 4:38 p.m.

A Missouri House committee formed to investigate the Department of Revenue’s scanning of driver’s license applicants’ documents has begun two days of hearings into the controversy.

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