Gov. Nixon vetoes HB 253; legislation’s $800 million price tag would jeopardize vital public services and undermine economic growth
Organization representing Kansas City CEOs urged Governor to veto the bill, citing Missouri’s already competitive tax and regulatory environment
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon was joined today by area business and community leaders, including The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City at the University of Missouri–Kansas City Bloch School of Management to discuss his veto of House Bill 253, calling the bill’s $800 million price tag a fiscally irresponsible experiment that would undermine the state’s economic and fiscal health and jeopardize funding for education and vital public services.