The 2016 Missouri legislative session is officially closed. What happened? What didn’t happen? What might change during the September veto session? On Monday’s St. Louis on the Air, we discussed it all.
St. Louis Public Radio reporters Jo Mannies and Marshall Griffin joined the show alongside Terry Jones, UMSL professor of political science, to discuss the most important happenings out of Jefferson City.
Listen to their discussion and analysis here:
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- Missouri General Assembly votes to expand legal use of deadly force known as Stand Your Ground
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Each panelist’s final words on the session:
- Terry Jones: “Kicked the can down the road on infrastructure one more time.”
- Jo Mannies: “I think it would interesting to see how Republican candidates for governor would interpret what happened…so far, only one has made public statements about it, including Stand Your Ground.”
- Marshall Griffin: “Which issue, which veto, will Governor Nixon travel the state this summer to try to get lawmakers to uphold?”
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