Missouri Ranks Among Worst States for Growing Income Inequality

The gap between the incomes of Missouri’s richest households and middle-income households had the 7th largest increase in the nation, according to a new report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute.

“Growing income inequality in Missouri is compromising the ability of all Missourians to succeed. As policymakers prepare for a new state legislative session, they should prioritize investing in the services that lay the foundation of opportunity for all Missourians and avoid shortsighted tax changes that only benefit the wealthy” said Amy Blouin, executive director of the Missouri Budget Project.

Read more on Missouri Budget Project.

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