Government Relations

UM Legislative Update Newsletter

Jan. 9, 2009

2009 legislative session begins


Newly elected house speaker Ron Richard (R-Joplin)
discusses his priorities at a press conference
following the opening day ceremonies in the Missouri
House of Representatives. Other members of the
Republican Caucus are behind him.


House Minority Leader Paul LeVota (D-Kansas City)
addresses the media following the opening of the
legislative session Wednesday as other Democratic
caucus members look on.


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