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MU Expert Blasts Proposed Property Tax Break Cut

Date: September 6, 2011
By: Scott Kanowsky
State Capitol Bureau

An MU tax policy expert blasts legislators for a proposed cut to a property tax credit.
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Wrap: As special session opens, a tax policy expert from the University of Missouri has come out against proposed cuts to property tax breaks.

Brenda Procter says any of these cuts hurts the poor and mentally handicapped.

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Description: "I know people who get the Missouri Property Tax Credit and they are not a 50 million dollar line item on a budget deal. They are individual pepole with very serious problems. They are elderly, disabled, and low income...

A Republican state senator defended the cuts, saying the state already offers these groups benefits.

Proposed cuts to the property tax credit provide some funding to create a trade hub at Lambert Airport.

In Jefferson City, I'm Scott Kanowsky, NewsRadio 1120 KMOX.

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