Starting next year, the Missouri Republican Party will have veto-proof majorities in both the state House and Senate. The re-elected Democrat governor had been able to stifle legislation from the legislative majority with vetoes and veto threats during his first term — a united Republican caucus would make that impossible in his second. …

I will fight to put an end to a decade’s worth of tax credit shenanigans that produce proposals such as 2011’s Aerotropolis and instead re-focus the state on enacting tax reforms that benefit all companies rather than the favored few. I will fight to have the corporate income tax eliminated and to have Missouri credibly respond to Kansas’ massive tax reforms of 2012. …

Especially today, supporters of liberty must ask themselves: “What will I fight for?” The state will be moving next year. The question is, in what direction?