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Missouri Director of Revenue Resigns

Date: April 15, 2013
By: Taylor Beck
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: 
Missouri's Revenue Department Director quits in aftermath of Missouri's license gate
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Wrap: As the Missouri license department saga continues, Gov. Jay Nixon's office announced the resignation of Director of Revenue Brian Long.

The revenue department faces controversy over scanning personal information of gun owners, which was then sent to the feds.

The story has changed several times on whether or not the feds received the information or if it was accessible.

The state Highway Patrol is also under fire for sending the feds the information.

In the same day Missouri State Highway Patrol Superintendent Ron Replogle says he will not resign.

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Description: "I will stay in this position until the governor asks me to leave it."

Replogle said he has talked with people in the governor's office but not the governor himself.

Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Taylor Beck.

 

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Despite a year filled with controversy, the Missouri State Highway Patrol head says he's not stepping down.
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Wrap: Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Ron Replogle first faced controversy over the purchase of a 6 million dollar airplane for the governor.

Then the administration came under fire after sending information about Missourians conceal and carry permits to the feds.

There have been four or so different stories as to whether the patrol sent the information and whether or not it was accessible.

Senator Ryan Silvey told Replogle that if he were governor, he would request Replogle's resignation.

But Replogle says he refuses to resign.

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Description: "I will stay in this position until the governor asks me to leave it."

In the same day, the governor's office announced Director of Revenue Brian Long's resignation.

Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Taylor Beck.

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The story changes yet again on conceal and carry information the Missouri State Highway Patrol sent to the feds.
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Wrap: First the Governor said Missouri agencies didn't send information to the feds.

Shortly after, highway patrol admitted to sending it, but that it was unopenable.

Then, the feds themselves said they could open the most recent CD of information.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol superintendent Ron Replogle said what the feds said initially wasn't true. 

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Description: "it was released in error. "

Replogle said the feds told him all disks were unreadable and he was expecting a correction. 

The inspector general's office did e-mail a correction shortly after, saying though they received disks on two different occasions, both were unreadable.

Reporting from the Jefferson City, I'm Taylor Beck.


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