REUTERS/Jim Young - The Gateway Arch is seen in St. Louis, Missouri October 25, 2011.

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If Missouri Has Transportation Needs, Where Did Amendment 7 Go Wrong?

August 18, 2014, Adie Tomer

Earlier this month, Missouri voters overwhelmingly rejected a 10-year, 3/4 cent sales tax increase to boost statewide transportation investment. With local referendums an increasingly popular method to raise transportation funding in an era of federal uncertainty, the result has lessons for Missouri’s transportation interests and the country as a whole.

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