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Missouri lawmakers pass GM tax break bill

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Missouri lawmakers yesterday approved a tax incentive package for General Motors.

The decision followed a 27-hour filibuster by fellow Republicans who were opposed to part of the bill. Specifically, a portion of the bill allows for upfront tax breaks to businesses before they complete planned expansions or hire more employees.

GM was approved for up to $50 million in tax credits over 10 years if it invests $750 million expanding its truck and van plant in Wentzville.

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