Friday: Behind the Headlines – What is going on with Greitens’ special legislative session? | St. Louis Public Radio

Friday: Behind the Headlines – What is going on with Greitens’ special legislative session?

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This interview will be on "St. Louis on the Air" at noon on Friday; this story will be updated after the show. You can listen live.

On Friday’s “Behind the Headlines,” with St. Louis on the Air, we’ll take an in-depth look at some of the top news stories of the week.

This week, we’ll be joined by St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jo Mannies to discuss Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ just-announced special legislative session for Monday, May 22 on the “steel mill bill,” which is aimed at boosting the chances that the southeast Missouri Noranda aluminum smelter plant will reopen and that a new steel plant will be built. More background here

We’ll discuss the history of special sessions, why he chose this topic and what to expect out of the session, which will begin at 4 p.m. on Monday.

St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region. St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and producers Mary EdwardsAlex Heuer and Kelly Moffitt give you the information you need to make informed decisions and stay in touch with our diverse and vibrant St. Louis region.