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New Census Data Shows Need to Invest in Missourians

Missouri’s poverty rate remained high last year, underscoring the need for Missouri to do more to help struggling people succeed…In a press release, Amy Blouin said "We must begin a real conversation about how to ensure that all Missourians have the opportunity to thrive. We must put Missouri on a better path by creating policies that invest in what matters most – our people."

Legislators Should Sustain Tax Vetoes

In a press statement, Executive Director Amy Blouin states that "Missouri is beginning to see the consequences of its fiscal shortsightedness," and urges legislators to sustain the Governor’s veto of budget-busting tax breaks to "stop the bleeding."

Missouri Revenue: Digging Out from a Hole Only to Go Over a Tax Cut Cliff

Recent spending restrictions are just the beginning of a steep fiscal cliff for Missouri as a result of tax cuts passed in the 2014 legislative session. To maintain FY2014 services and fully fund education, Missouri would face a more than $2 billion shortfall when tax cuts are fully implemented. To learn more, read MBP’s full analysis.

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