Gov. Nixon warns veto override would tax 120,000 vehicle sales

Monday, August 27, 2012 | 5:10 p.m. CDT; updated 5:17 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 27, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Jay Nixon sent state lawmakers a letter Monday warning that more than 120,000 Missouri residents could face a retroactive tax if the legislature overrides his veto of a bill allowing communities to resume levying local taxes on vehicle purchases.