UPDATE: Missouri House backs income tax cut, sales tax hike

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | 7:59 p.m. CDT; updated 12:59 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, August 27, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Envious of income tax cuts in neighboring states, Missouri's Republican-led House voted Wednesday to slice income taxes for individuals and businesses while imposing a higher sales tax that would fund schools and roads.