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John Webb Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Missouri state house candidate, John Webb , (district 56), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

WIC participation in Missouri drops 20.8% over 5 years

The number of Missouri residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 20.8 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.

Highest income earners in Missouri taxed at 6.2% rate

The top 1 percent of earners in Missouri are taxed at an effective rate of 6.2 percent, compared to the state’s 9 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Kansas City has liabilities equaling $9,800 per taxpayer

Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Kansas City ranks 56th for the state of its finances, having $9,800 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.

Outbound cigarette smuggling rate in Missouri estimated at 17.1%

The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Missouri is 17.1 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Missouri ranks 22nd best in new economic outlook analysis

Missouri finished 22nd in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

Missouri ranks 5th best on corporate tax study

Missouri finished fifth in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Will Perry Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Missouri state senate candidate, Will Perry, (district 148), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Missouri among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Missouri was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

Bryant Wolfin Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Missouri state house candidate, Bryant Wolfin (district 116), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Missouri job growth this year projected at 0.8%

Job growth in Missouri is expected to reach 0.8 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.2 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Missouri lacks adequate funds to weather moderate recession

Missouri would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

Missouri ranks 14th in annual tax climate ranking

Missouri finished 14th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

College basketball coach is highest-paid public employee in Missouri

Cuonzo Martin, head basketball coach at the University of Missouri, earned $2.8 million in 2018, making Martin the highest-paid public employee in Missouri last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in Missouri to reach $6.6 million in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for Missouri arts agencies are projected to reach $6.6 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1.07 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

Missouri levies a total tax on lodging of 4.2%

Hotel room bills in Missouri tack on a total state lodging tax of 4.2 percent, the 44th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

No counties in Missouri are now 2nd Amendment sanctuaries

No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.

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