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Talking Politics: End of Spring Legislative Session

May 13, 2014

Missouri lawmakers are scrambling this week to finalize and pass legislation before the end of the legislative session on Friday, May 16.

As Missouri senators and representatives put the finishing touches on their work, we took a look at some of the biggest bills this legislative session. This edition of Talking Politics looks into the abortion wait-time bill, the student transfer bill and the override of Nixon's veto on an income tax decrease.

 

Credit Ryan Levi and Mary Kate Metivier / KBIA

Also on this edition of Talking Politics, Missouri is one of nine states to impose a lifetime ban on food stamps for convicted drug felons. A bill in the House and Senate is trying to change that. How does this affect those people and their families?