Voters in St. Louis, Kansas City agree to keep earnings taxes

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 | 11:37 p.m. CDT; updated 11:55 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, April 5, 2011

ST. LOUIS — Residents in St. Louis and Kansas City overwhelmingly agreed Tuesday to retain their 1 percent earnings taxes, passing on a significant tax cut but keeping a revenue source that provides a huge chunk of the budget in both of Missouri's big cities.