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Gov. Nixon issues statement on data showing the impact of Senate Bill 509 on funding for local public schools

• Senate Bill 509 would drain $620 million annually from public education and other priorities.
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today issued the following statement regarding data requested by the Missouri School Boards Association showing the impact Senate Bill 509 would have on local school districts across the state.

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Lawmakers react to the House sending Gov. Nixon an income tax cut bill

JEFFERSON CITY - For the second straight year, the legislature sent a tax cut bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature or veto.

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House-passed bill nullifying federal gun laws debated during Senate committee hearing

JEFFERSON CITY - With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.

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Lawmakers urged to prohibit regulation on wood burning heaters

JEFFERSON CITY - The Department of Natural Resources would be prohibited from regulating wood burning heaters and appliances under a proposed measure.

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Green Sales Tax Holiday (April 19-25) means savings on energy-efficient appliances

           JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri’s sixth annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax holiday, which provides shoppers in Missouri with the opportunity to save on energy-efficient appliances begins Saturday, April 19 and runs through Friday, April 25.

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