Brooke Hasch (HASH) has more from the State Capitol.
The Missouri House gave preliminary approval to a plan that eliminates gas taxes for the entire summer.
Gas payers would have to apply for the tax return while also keeping their receipts over a three month period to prove their gas expenditures.
Saint Louis County Democratic Representative Patricia Yaeger says this will not be an effective incentive for Missouri drivers.
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If passed, the gas reimbursement period would take place from May 24 until September 2.
But with a couple of weeks left in the legislative session the measure faces a long hall to ever get to the governor's desk.
Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Brooke Hasch. KMOX News.