Missouri lawmakers trying to override state income tax cut

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-- A coalition of school groups says a Missouri income tax cut vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon, would wreck public education.

The Missouri legislature meets Wednesday to see if they can override the veto. If they do override, an income tax cut would take effect in Missouri.

The Missouri budget project estimates the cuts would cost Missouri $800 million every year, much of it coming from education.

The income tax cut is supported by the GOP leadership in Jefferson City and by St. Louis index fund millionaire Rex Sinquefield.