Historic Preservation Missouri Legislature Public Policy

Governor Nixon Speaks on Historic Tax Credits

by Michael R. Allen

Today, Democratic Governor Jay Nixon visited the Missouri House of Representatives today where he voiced support for a “soft cap” on historic rehab tax credits that would apply to larger projects. We were wondering what Nixon thought about the future of the state’s best tax credit program.

Anyone who wonders what Republican Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder has to say about historic rehab tax credits can check out a new video on the reborn Pub Def posted this morning. The video features interview footage with Kinder, Senator Jeff Smith, Amy Gill and Eric Friedman on the struggle to retain the historic tax credits.