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MO Gov Nixon Nixes Absurd Gun Law

MO Gov Nixon Nixes Absurd Gun Law
On Tuesday, Governor Jay Nixon shone a brief light of sanity on the gun debate playing out in the US when he vetoed a bill allowing teachers to carry weapons to school.
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Tax Cuts vs Investment: Economic Experiments in the Heartland

Tax Cuts vs Investment: Economic Experiments in the Heartland
Stark contrasts in the economic policies of Texas, Kansas and Missouri will show further evidence of what it takes to lure quality employment — or minimum wage jobs — to a community. Large tax cuts and even larger cuts to education stand in one corner, entrepreneurial businesses offering good salaries may stand in the other. America will see.
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Praising Arizona: MO Medicaid 'Reformers' Make Jan Brewer Look Like the People's Champ

Praising Arizona: MO Medicaid 'Reformers' Make Jan Brewer Look Like the People's Champ
Both Missouri houses have appointed panels to prepare Medicaid "reform" legislation for the 2014 session. Sadly, the so-called reforms could be almost as bad as going without Medicaid entirely.
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Missouri Isn't In Kansas Anymore: Governor Nixon Vetoes Harsh Austerity Measures

Missouri Isn't In Kansas Anymore: Governor Nixon Vetoes Harsh Austerity Measures
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed the disastrous GOP tax cut bill HB253. Over a ten year period, the bill would have cut corporate income taxes from 6.25 percent to 3.5 percent, at a price tag of $800 million. The move keeps Missouri from following the potentially calamitous path set by neighboring Kansas — for now.
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