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.
Legislation that would allow Missouri utility customers to be billed for a site permit for a second nuclear reactor may be dead for the session.
The measure had recently been added to a separate bill dealing with utility deposits and the Office of Public Counsel.
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