HB 253

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon continues his attack against HB 253, a measure he vetoed in June. As KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports, visits Tuesday to Springfield and Eldon come ahead of a September veto session which could see his decision overturned by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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State entities are adjusting their budgets for the 2014 fiscal year after Gov. Jay Nixon’s recent decision to restrict millions in funding. Despite vetoing HB 253 in June, the Democratic Governor cited cost concerns of the bill, which could be overridden by lawmakers during their September veto session.

Republican State Representative Eric Burlison is expressing his disappointment with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto Wednesday of House Bill 253.  KSMU's Scott Harvey reports.

Claiming it will cause irreparable harm to education and vital public services in Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon Wednesday vetoed House Bill 253, which aimed to gradually reduce corporate and individual income tax rates. KSMU's Scott Harvey reports.

The Governor announced his intentions on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, before reiterating his remarks at a Springfield high school. 

Nearly two weeks following the conclusion of the 2013 legislative session, Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones offered a report card to Springfield residents. As KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports, the hearing was one of 17 planned stops this week throughout southern Missouri.