State and Regional News

Individual, corporate income cuts highlight tax reform

By Brendan Crowley, Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — Cuts to Missouri’s top income tax rate passed in 2014 are still being phased in, and lawmakers moved to bring rates down even further in the last days of their legislative session.

Special session to consider impeaching Greitens begins

By Tyler Wornell and Annika Merrilees, Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — The historic special session to consider whether to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens began with little fanfare Friday evening.
Lawmakers briefly met to launch the session, then adjourned. Some of the rules for the session were released by the House of Representatives Friday night, with more to come next week.

Busy final hours bring tax cuts and union regulations, but no ethics reform

By Tyler Wornell, Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — The bells summoning lawmakers to vote were chiming non-stop throughout the halls of the Capitol on Friday as lawmakers raced to push legislation across the finish line in the final hours of the legislative session.