St. Louis Public Radio News
9:26 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Economy main concern of Missouri lawmakers as 2009 session begins

Jefferson City, Mo. – Lawmakers in Missouri are gearing up for the start of the 2009 legislative session, which begins Wednesday.

This year will be a bit different, as the Republican-led General Assembly will face a Democratic governor for the first time in five years.

Foremost on the minds of legislators is Missouri's economy.

KWMU's Marshall Griffin reports.