Education Leaders Back Limits on Mo. Tax Credits
Education officials from across Missouri joined Gov. Jay Nixon's call to rein in tax credits, asserting Wednesday that escalating incentives are diverting money from financially strapped schools and colleges.
Missouri House leaders accused Nixon of using educators as props and denounced the effort to curtail tax credits as a "horrible idea" that could harm the economy. They pledged it would not pass during the legislative session that ends in mid-May.
The stalemate highlights the difficulty that Missouri and other states face as they try to balance budgets hit hard by slumping tax revenues...
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