Nixon Vetoes Bill To Double Drivers License Fees

Jay Nixon addresses the crowd at a 2012 event. | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Jay Nixon addresses the crowd at a 2012 event. | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

While a Missouri House panel was continuing its probe of the state’s drivers license division, Gov. Jay Nixon was announcing that he’d vetoed a bill to double the fees charged by the private “fee offices’’ that give out the licenses. The governor said it was unfair to ask Missourians to pay $22 million more each year in additional license-related fees but get no additional service in return. The previous day, Nixon vetoed legislation that would make public employee unions ask their members each year if they want to continue being members.

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