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Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder opposes vehicle tax measure

Thursday, September 6, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY -- Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has found some common ground with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over a bill that would retroactively tax more than 122,000 vehicles bought by Missouri residents in recent months.

Kinder said Wednesday that he does not believe the Republican-led legislature should override Nixon's veto. He cited concerns both about the retroactive nature of the tax and about reinstating a tax without a public vote.

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