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Voters face weighty decision over cigarette tax proposals

a bitter battle over cigarette tax proposals has multiple interest groups hurling accusations at one another and Missouri voters wrestling with a confusing choice. Amendment 3 and Proposition A are ... read more

Big Tobacco spending big money on Missouri cigarette tax increase question

In all, four states have measures on their ballots asking voters to increase taxes on cigarettes. Ron Leone, executive director of the Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, ... read more

Voters Just Say No to Higher Cigarette Taxes in All But 1 State

Voters ... Missouri and North Dakota were all asked to increase their state's cigarette tax on Tuesday. But only Californians obliged. Missouri -- the state with the lowest taxes on cigarettes at just ... read more

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Only one Missouri ballot measure merits yes vote

Voters should say no to Amendment 2. Amendment 3 would raise the state's tax on cigarettes ... Likewise, Proposition A is a competing tobacco measure funded heavily by the makers of off-brand ... read more

Campaign to raise tobacco tax in Missouri caught in anti-abortion snag

Supporters of a constitutional amendment to increase ... the state’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax: the Missouri Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. “Our hope is that once the ... 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. ... read more

Bad State Tax Ideas Abound -- Nebraska, Virginia, And Missouri

Local option income taxes exacerbate intergovernmental competition ... tax of 19.4 percent of a person's state income tax bill, but districts would have the option to increase it to 30 percent with a ... read more

U.S. voters say yes to big bond issues, mixed message on taxes

As for tax measures, California voters passed a 12-year extension of a temporary state personal income tax increase on earnings of $250,000 or more and a cigarette tax hike ... gas tax hike into law ... read more

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

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 ... read more

Why Tobacco Companies Are Spending Millions To Boost A Cigarette Tax

Health groups like the American Lung Association say Missouri's low cigarette prices contribute to one of the highest smoking rates of any state ... measure. Their polling showed voters might approve ... read more

Death penalty, gun control, pot among ballot-measure issues

In Washington state, where the minimum wage is $9.47 an hour, voters ... TAXES: Votes in four states — California, Colorado, Missouri and North Dakota — were deciding whether to raise taxes on ... read more

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