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Sat Jan 9, 2021, 10:41 PM

Missouri lawmakers return, outline priorities

JEFFERSON CITY Missouri lawmakers returned to the Capitol Wednesday to launch the 101st General Assembly and lay out their plans for the next two years on a wild day in American politics.

Republicans who dominate the government began the afternoon pledging the usual efforts to improve schools and infrastructure as well as new emphasis on things such as election security, foster care and shielding businesses from COVID-related lawsuits.

Leaders also gave nods to the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic, which has sickened more than 400,000 Missourians, and promised to work to help people and the economy recover. The face masks on Democrats and some Republicans offered another reminder.

'Superhuman demands and expectancy'

Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, gave the first address and kept it brief, taking inspiration from an address Gov. Frederick Gardner gave 100 years ago following another pandemic.

Read more: https://www.examiner.net/story/news/2021/01/07/protests-missouri-legislature-responds-trump-riots/6585956002/
(Independence Examiner)

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Sat Jan 9, 2021, 10:44 PM

1. one wonders if sedition was on the agenda anywhere...or avoiding arrest by the fbi nt

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