CHICAGO –  Warning that the state’s triple-A ratings and public services are endangered, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon this week continued to beat the drum in support of his veto of a tax cut package as lawmakers are poised to attempt an override.

Nixon, a Democrat, has staged a series of events over the summer in an attempt to rally public and political support against an override, arguing that such a move would threaten the state’s bond ratings and hurt public services, healthcare providers, and schools.

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