Linda Luebbering http://kcur.org en Missouri Governor Campaigns Against Vetoed Tax Credit Bill http://kcur.org/post/missouri-governor-campaigns-against-vetoed-tax-credit-bill <p><a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a>&nbsp;has launched a major public effort to support his veto last week of a bill that would have cut Missouri's individual and corporate income taxes.</p><p>The Democratic Governor appeared before college and university officials Tuesday morning in Jefferson City, telling them that the GOP-backed proposal is the single greatest threat to public education he's seen in his career.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:55:23 +0000 Marshall Griffin 38374 at http://kcur.org Missouri Governor Campaigns Against Vetoed Tax Credit Bill Missouri Revenue Growth Slows A Bit, But Still Trending Upwards http://kcur.org/post/missouri-revenue-growth-slows-bit-still-trending-upwards <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Revenue collections in Missouri slowed a bit last month, but continued their overall upward trend.</p><p>From July of 2012 through the end of May, the state took in $7.3 billion in revenues, an increase of 10.4 percent from May of 2012.&nbsp; The year-to-date increase from April of this year, though, was 11.2 percent.&nbsp; Missouri Budget Director Linda Luebbering blames it on a drop in sales tax collections.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:21:05 +0000 Marshall Griffin 37965 at http://kcur.org Revenues Are Up; Missouri Government Workers Get A Day Off http://kcur.org/post/revenues-are-missouri-government-workers-get-day <p>Missouri’s revenue collections are up compared to a year ago.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 16:03:14 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27072 at http://kcur.org Revenues Are Up; Missouri Government Workers Get A Day Off