Missouri governor promotes bill aimed at drunken drivers

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 | 6:00 p.m. CST; updated 9:15 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 9, 2009

OVERLAND — Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday announced his legislative proposal for overhauling the way Missouri handles drunken-driving cases, a month after he convened a summit to discuss ways to improve how drunken drivers are prosecuted, punished and treated.