JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate passed a scaled-back sales tax increase for transportation funding Tuesday as supporters sought to make the bill more palatable to the chamber’s Republican majority.
Senators voted 22-10 to send the proposed constitutional amendment to the House. It would levy a three-fourths cent sales tax if approved by voters at the November election. The state sales tax would rise to just below 5 percent, but in most areas the overall tax is higher.
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