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May 28, 2014

Gov. Jay Nixon denounces Missouri General Assembly’s latecoming tax breaks

The Democratic governor’s budget office calculated that the tax breaks lawmakers issued to fast-food restaurants, power companies and dry cleaners, among others, would cut state and local revenues by $776 million a year. Kansas City would see nearly a $26 million cut while Jackson County would see almost a $13 million trim, Nixon said. Republicans disputed the governor’s claims.

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