Archive | February, 2018

for the week ending February 9, 2018

Broadband Grant Idea Gains Support:  Legislation that would provide state broadband grants to any willing provider to reach unserved rural areas of the state made progress this week on both sides of the Capitol.  On a 12-1 vote, the House Special Committee on Innovation & Technology Wednesday approved a committee substitute for HB 1872  (text […]

for the week ending February 2, 2018

Tax Fix Makes Progress:  On a 5-0 vote, the Senate Ways & Means Committee Tuesday approved legislation that would reaffirm the manufacturing sales tax exemption granted to telecommunications equipment.  The exemption was called into question by a 2016 Missouri Supreme Court ruling.  The bill, SB 625, will now move to the full Senate for consideration. […]