A Missouri Senate subcommittee heard testimony at the Capitol today from state officials who handle disaster response.
Andrea Spillars, Deputy Director of the Department of Public Safety, told the Subcommittee on Emergency Response that state and local officials coordinated their response efforts very well following the Joplin tornado.
A freshman State Senator wants Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) to call a special legislative session to approve a site permit for a second nuclear power plant.
Mike Kehoe (R, Jefferson City) carried the issue in the Senate this year. He sent a letter to the governor requesting a special session.
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