Government
9:27 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Nixon: 'Missouri Dept. Of Revenue Is Not Forwarding Info On Citizens To DC'

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) says the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) is not forwarding information on applicants for driver’s licenses and conceal-carry endorsements to the federal government.

He became exasperated with reporters who asked questions about the controversy during a press conference today at the State Capitol.

“This Department of Revenue and this state of Missouri is not collecting a bunch of un-useful data to send to some sort of magical database someplace to mess with people – it’s not happening, okay?" Nixon said.  "They’re just not doing it, I mean, you know that and I know that.”

Department of Revenue officials have delivered thousands of documents related to its practice of scanning documents to a Missouri Senate committee in response to a subpoena issued last month.

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