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Ethics, fuel tax, paycheck bills remain in legislative session’s final week



With the Missouri Legislature’s 2016 session set to expire at the end of business Friday, several bills of interest to business groups remain to be addressed.

High-profile legislation that could see action this week includes bills dealing with ethics reform, the fuel tax and state oversight of utility rates.

Additionally, Republican lawmakers may look to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of certain pieces of the state’s $27.2 billion budget, and the Senate may join the House in overriding the governor’s veto of a bill governing the collection of union dues from public employees.

Read more: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis Public Radio, Missourinet

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