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Local business owners and industry experts discuss taxes with Department of Revenue

JEFFERSON CITY - Business owners and other industry experts complained to a Senate tax committee on the Nixon administration's  changing tax rules without advanced notice.

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Lawmakers consider override on school transfers veto

JEFFERSON CITY - The thorny and complicated problem of student transfers from unaccredited school districts will be back before the Missouri Senate when the legislature's veto session convenes Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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Lawmakers push for legislation to combat nuisance properties

JEFFERSON CITY - Property owners in urban areas would have more power to go after absentee landlords and nusiance property owners if a bill pending a veto override goes into effect.
The original bill would have expanded who could seek court action against a nuisance to include more types of neighborhood associations and nearby property owners.

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Missouri lawmakers push to ban radio tracking devices in schools

JEFFERSON CITY - Children in Missouri's schools would not have to fear being electronically tracked if the governor's veto of bill banning radio frequency identification devices in schools is overridden.

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Vetoed bill deregulates E-cigarettes while barring sales to minors

JEFFERSON CITY - Restricting e-cigarette sales to minors while exempting the product from tobacco regulation is at the heart of the debate over the vetoed e-cigarette bill.

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Abortion veto to be debated

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's House speaker expressed confidence the state legislature will override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill that would make it more difficult to get an abortion is a likely outcome.

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