Posts tagged ‘Missouri’

April 11, 2011

Democrat in Missouri to Oppose Health Care Law

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Democratic attorney general broke with his party on Monday and urged a federal judge to invalidate the central provision of the new health care law.

The filing of the court brief by Attorney General Chris Koster, a onetime Republican state legislator who switched to the Democratic Partyin 2007, underscores the act’s political tenuousness in a critical Midwestern swing state.



April 8, 2011

Missouri lawmakers vote to scrap corporate tax

The legislation gradually reduces Missouri’s franchise tax rate over the next several years before repealing it for the 2016 tax year. It also freezes what businesses are required to pay under the tax so that firms would not pay more than what they paid last year.


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