The Missouri House has released its annual summary of all bills that were passed by the General Assembly this legislative session. You may access the summaries by clicking here.
This is an update from Associated Industries of Missouri at the Capitol. As of 12:45 p.m., the tax cut bill, HB 1639, is still alive. This bill has had the toughest road of any bill I have handled in recent memory. You would not think it would take much prodding to get a bill that… Read More At Mid-day, Tax Cut Bill Still Alive, Environmental Bill and Truck Sales Tax Exemption Passed
Associated Industries of Missouri began the legislative session by drafting a broad-based tax cut for EVERY Missouri business. Our goal is simple: reduce taxes for employers in Missouri and the economy will respond as those employers use the extra money to hire additional employees, give employees raises, invest in capital, or other business enhancements. This,… Read More AIM’s Broad-Based Tax Relief Act of 2012 is STILL ALIVE – Get Involved NOW!
The Missouri legislature today approved SB 469. The bill will now be sent to the Governor for signature. The bill would require every state agency to review their administrative rules on a schedule. The purpose is to weed out rules that are no longer valid or overlap with other rules, and to be sure citizens… Read More Administrative Rules Bill Truly Agreed and Finally Passed
This morning, the Senate Ways and Means Committee approved a committee substitute for HB 1639. Committee Chairman Chuck Purgason will carry the bill in the Senate. Representative Jerry Nolte originally sponsored and shepherded the bill through the Missouri House. Associated Industries of Missouri, NFIB, the Missouri Grocers Association and Missouri Retailers Association testified in support… Read More Senate Ways and Means Approves AIM’s Tax Cut Plan for Every Missouri Business
The Missouri Senate and Missouri House today truly agreed and finally passed HB 1540, a bill that addresses only the co-employee liability issue. Negotiations on the other work comp bill that addressed this issue and the occupational disease language together has not yet yielded language that is acceptable to employers, and in fact the most… Read More Work Comp Bill Finally Passed to Governor
Following a meeting this afternoon between Senate Ways and Means Chairman Chuck Purgason, Representative Jerry Nolte and I, Senator Purgason posted a hearing of his committee for tomorrow on HB 1639, the Broad Based Tax Relief Act of 2012. In the meeting, Senator Purgason indicated his willingness to move the part of the bill forward… Read More Nolte’s and AIM’s Broad Based Tax Relief Bill Set For Senate Hearing