The Impact Of Failed Missouri Transportation Tax

Aug 11, 2014

Lawmakers are searching for new ideas to fund Missouri's roads and bridges.
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Last week, Missouri voters solidly rejected Amendment 7, which would have increased the sales tax by three-quarters of a cent for 10 years to fund roads and bridges.

On Monday's Up to Date, we take a look at why voters reacted the way they did and what lawmakers might do to pay for those transportation items now.


  • Rep. Dave Schatz, Chair of the Missouri House Transportation Committee