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Missouri gas tax hike backers hope to flip 'no' to 'yes'


November 2, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters have a long track record on proposed tax hikes best summarized by one word: No.

Yet organizers of the "Yes on D" campaign to raise Missouri's gas tax by 10 cents a gallon believe this may be the year when voters finally consent.

With only days to go before Tuesday's election, there is no organized campaign urging people to vote "no" on Proposition D and not a penny dedicated to counteracting the nearly $5 million raised by supporters.

"I think there's a majority of the people — and a large majority of the people — who feel there's a funding g...

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