Senator stalls work as Missouri special session starts

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 | 3:04 p.m. CDT; updated 10:23 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 6, 2011

JEFFERSON CITY — A special legislative session focused on Missouri's business incentives got off to a rough start Tuesday as a Republican senator signaled he was willing to stall consideration of a proposal that he has denounced as a "back-room deal" for "government handouts to campaign donors and special interests."