Civic Council, others back Silvey border-war legislation
12/19/2013 4:01 PM
12/19/2013 4:03 PM
proposal to stop the “border war” involving corporations on both sides of the state line.
Silvey’s bill would prohibit Missouri from issuing tax breaks or other incentives to Kansas corporations from four counties — Johnson, Wyandotte, Miami, and Douglas — in order to lure the businesses to Missouri.
The law would only take effect, though, if Kansas agrees to stop subsidizing moves from Clay, Platte, Jackson, or Cass counties intotheir
Hall: “This legislation will provide the pathway for Missouri and Kansas to join together in controlling this wasteful spending. For too long our efforts have been directed at shuffling existing jobs, not growing new jobs.”
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