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Gov. Jay Nixon visits with more than 30 seniors Tuesday, at the Eldon Senior Center, explaining how his administration calculates financial problems through a new sales tax on prescription drugs, and lower state aid levels to public schools, if lawmakers override his veto of a tax-cut bill.

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Seniors hear Nixon's plea against tax bill

Bill would impose sales taxes on prescription medicine

For more than a month, Gov. Jay Nixon has been urging audiences around the state to tell lawmakers to uphold his veto of a major tax cut bill. “A bill that increases taxes on every single Missourian taking prescription drugs — by $200 million a year — cannot become law,” the governor proclaimed.

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