Missouri lawmakers approve tax break bill for automakers

Thursday, July 15, 2010 | 7:38 p.m. CDT; updated 11:27 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 15, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to tax breaks aimed at enticing Ford Motor Co. to continue making vehicles at a Kansas City-area plant after an exasperated senator ended a more than 20-hour filibuster.