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Tobacco tax hike proposal stays on Missouri ballot

JEFFERSON CITY • Voters will have a chance to weigh in on a proposal to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 60 cents, after the Missouri ... state from a 1998 court settlement. It remains unclear ... read more

Missouri Cigarette Tax Hike for Early Childhood on Ballot, For Now

Missouri voters ... in the state, but supporters of a competing initiative are fighting to have the education-related measure taken off the ballot, even though they've lost once in court. The Missouri ... read more

Top State Tax Ballot Initiatives to Watch in 2016

On the issue of taxation alone, voters must decide whether to impose a first-in-the-nation carbon tax (Washington), adopt a new income and payroll tax to fund a state public ... Proposition A would in... read more

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Inform Your Vote: Understanding Missouri's 2018 ballot measures

The event offered attendees insight into four of the big decisions Missouri voters face ... state since voters last approved an increase in 1996. If passed, Proposition D: The Gas Tax Increase, Olympi... read more

Voters approve abortion restrictions and recreational marijuana in state ballot initiatives

Missouri had three competing ... state insurance coverage. The initiatives in Montana and Utah proposed a tobacco tax increase and a sales tax increase, respectively, to provide funding for the expand... read more

California Smokers Could Face $2 Cigarette Tax Increase On Ballot

A total of 585,407 signatures of registered voters must be verified for the measure to appear on the November ballot. The increase ... state tax at $4.35 a pack, and Missouri is lowest at 17 cents. Na... read more

Red-State Voters Expanded Medicaid, Legalized Marijuana, and Increased the Minimum Wage on Tuesday Night

Over in the Ozarks, Missouri residents voted to gradually increase the state’s minimum wage ... that would have funded it with cigarette taxes failed. Medical marijuana appears to have gone down in No... read more

These Marijuana, Gun, and Paycheck Initiatives Also Won on Election Day

Washington state approved a ballot ... coal and natural gas. —Tobacco taxes: Voters in Colorado, Missouri and North Dakota rejected proposals to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. C... read more

Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri) Raise Smoking Age to 21

Kansas City has lagged other cities nationwide in reducing its smoking rates, Archer said. Contributing to the problem, he said, have been Missouri's limited commitment to smoking prevention and a sta... read more

Vote NO on Amendment 6 and Amendment 3

In Missouri, the latest attempt is Constitutional Amendment 6 on the November 8 ballot, which would require “valid government-issued photo identification” to vote in the state ... Should we raise the ... read more

4 petitions certified for Missouri ballot, including tobacco tax hikes, campaign donation cap

We Deserve Better Missouri said a misleading ballot summary made it a “disservice” to voters ... A measure that would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 60 cents to fund early childhood educatio... read more

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