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[Missouri] Raise Your Hand for Kids gets big legal victory, still on the ballot

Beetem’s ruling should allow the amendment to remain on the ballot through the November election, barring appeals by opponents. Beetem ruled that challenges to the substance of the amendment were not yet ripe. He also ruled against challenges to the certi
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Aug 25, 2016 03:47

Missouri tobacco tax hike proposal survives court challenge

Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem dismissed efforts to remove the measure. His ruling, which opponents vowed to appeal, came the same day critics of another proposal that would reinstate campaign contribution limits in the state asked a different Cole
Missouri Lawyers Media
added Aug 24, 2016 17:19

Judge rules tobacco tax hike belongs on Missouri ballot, but critics vow to appeal

signatures collected for a citizen petition to raise the tobacco tax in Missouri are valid, and that the measure belongs on the ballot in November. During a hearing last week, backers and opponents made their arguments regarding three lawsuits allege th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 24, 2016 16:58

[Missouri] Local Bill Introduced to Raise Tobacco Sales Age to 21 in St. Louis County

Local public health organizations and healthcare institutions support legislation introduced today by St. Louis County Councilman, Dr. Sam Page that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 in St. Louis County. The Tobacco
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2016 21:27

[Missouri] Smoking ban makes Nov. 8 election ballot

Smoking within an enclosed public place, inside the city limits of Plattsburg, will be up for debate during the November 2016 General Election... All Council members agreed that a vote of the people was better than hosting public forums for this importan
Clinton County (MO) Leader
added Aug 20, 2016 19:54

[Missouri] Circuit court ruling on cigarette tax initiative expected quickly

Opponents of what would appear on the ballot as “Constitutional Amendment 3” say signatures required to place the measure before voters should be disqualified because its language was changed after those signatures were gathered. One of their attorneys,
The Missourinet
added Aug 20, 2016 19:48

Missouri judge weighing cigarette tax hike ballot proposal

Attorneys working to keep a measure to raise Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax to benefit early childhood education on the Nov. 8 ballot attempted to fend off three lawsuits filed against the proposal during a Friday court hearing.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 20, 2016 02:49

[Missouri] Opponents and backers of tobacco tax hike make their case in court

A trial began Friday to determine whether or not a proposed tobacco tax hike should remain on the ballot in November... At issue is the process citizens have for bringing a constitutional change before voters. Proponents offer their petition, with a summ
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 20, 2016 02:18

[Missouri] Legal fight still looms for RYH4K IP despite making ballot

Opponents to Raise Your Hands for Kids’ ballot measure have stepped up their legal battle against the proposal. Jim Boeving and Patty Arrowood each filed injunctions against Secretary of State Jason Kander Tuesday regarding the Early Childhood Education
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:02

Contribution limits, tobacco tax increase gain enough signatures to appear on Missouri ballot

Initiative petitions to reinstate campaign contribution limits and increase the tax on tobacco were certified Tuesday to appear on Missouri’s November ballot...A lawsuit seeks to keep the tobacco tax increase to fund early childhood education off the bal
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 9, 2016 23:11
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