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

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

This week, host Don Marsh was 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 discussed the history of special sessions, why Greitens 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. 

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Kelly Moffitt joined St. Louis Public Radio in 2015 as an online producer for St. Louis Public Radio's talk shows St. Louis on the Air.

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