Government & Politics

May 6, 2014 10:44 AM

Missouri lawmakers override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto to push through tax cuts

Missouri Republicans fired the latest shot in the state’s economic border war with Kansas on Tuesday, forcing a $620 million tax cut into law over the objections of Gov. Jay Nixon. In overriding the governor’s veto, Republicans snagged their top priority for the year and handed the Democratic governor the most high-profile defeat of his second term.

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