Jefferson City — Senate Bill 641 creates an income tax deduction for payments received as part of a program that compensates agricultural producers for losses from disaster or emergency. The measure was vetoed earlier this year, but that was overridden by lawmakers last month. The new law will take effect on Friday. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
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