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Missouri governor calls special legislative session


August 31, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Thursday that he is calling state lawmakers into special session next month to consider bills he vetoed on science education and expanding drug treatment courts.

Parson said in a news release that the session would run during the week of Sept. 10, which is the same week that a veto session is set to begin Sept. 12. He stressed in the release that the special session is designed to fix problematic language in the two bills and is not intended to create division.

"When I addressed the General Assembly nearly three months ago, I...

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