May 2004
New Republic;5/3/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 16, p8
Focuses on a conflict between the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper and the Missouri House of Representatives. Editorial in the Post Dispatch that criticised the representatives for using state-funded health insurance while voting for cuts in the state's Medicaid budget; Bill passed soon afterward that eliminates tax breaks for newspapers; Claim by the House that the bill was not an act of retribution, but an attempt to close corporate tax loopholes; Battle with Democratic Governor Bob Holden to protect other tax loopholes.


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