The Missouri Senate has delayed debate on a bill that would move the state’s presidential primary from February to March.
The holdup involves a pending amendment that would scrap the primary altogether and return Missouri to its former status as a caucus state.
Today was the Republican-led Missouri General Assembly’s annual veto session, but neither chamber made any attempt to override any of the 14 vetoes issued by Democratic Governor Jay Nixon this year.
However, House Budget Chairman Ryan Silvey (R, Kansas City) used the occasion to blast the governor for withholding money from various state agencies.
Updated 5:32 p.m. with reaction from the Mo. House Speaker
A measure that sharply reduces the amount of tax credits available to support the creation of an international cargo hub at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is in the hands of the Missouri House.
The State Senate approved the measure this morning.
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