BALLOT MEASURES TO BE DECIDED IN MISSOURI DURING TOMORROW’S ELECTION
Here is a quick look at some of the numerous propositions and constitutional amendments voters in Missouri will be deciding on during Tuesday’s election.
Amendment 1 would change the process and criteria for redrawing state legislative districts during reapportionment, establish a limit on gifts that state legislators, and their employees, can accept from paid lobbyists, and prohibit state legislators, and their employees, from serving as paid lobbyists for a period of time; among other things.
Amendment 4 would remove language limiting bingo game advertising that a court ruled unenforceable along with altering who is allowed to participate in the management of bingo games.
Proposition B would increase the state minimum wage to $8.60 per hour with an 85 cents per hour increase each year until 2023, when the state minimum wage would be $12.00 per hour.
Proposition D would increasing the motor fuel tax by two and one half cents per gallon annually for four years beginning July 1, 2019, exempt Special Olympic, Paralympic, and Olympic prizes from state taxes, and establish the Emergency State Freight Bottleneck Fund.