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Judge says Missouri gas tax question can stay on ballot

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An Osage County judge yesterday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to block a gax tax question on the Missouri ballot this November.

The suit alleged legislators took parliamentary shortcuts to approve a referendum phasing in a 10-cent increase over the next four years.

The ballot measure known as Proposition D could bring $293 million annually for state roads once the full amount is put into place, analysts say.

Read more from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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