Missouri Senate Passes Governor Parson Backed Business Incentive Bill

A business incentive bill backed by Governor Mike Parson is now passed in the Missouri Senate after an over twenty seven hour filibuster.

The voted passed 25-8 yesterday (Tuesday) and will now be sent to Governor Parson’s desk.

It would authorize up to fifty million dollars of tax credits for General Motors to expand an assembly plant at Wentzville.

It would also establish a new college scholarship for adults and give state economic development officials the ability to give immediate tax breaks to other businesses that agree to add jobs and expand their facilities.

Leading up to yesterday’s (Tuesday) vote members of the Conservative Caucus blocked all work in the Senate in opposition to the deal closing fund and scholarships.