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Missouri lawmakers to study issues before 2014 session

Monday, May 20, 2013 | 7:36 a.m. CDT; updated 11:50 a.m. CDT, Monday, May 20, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's legislative session is over, but the work may continue for some lawmakers.

Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey said he is considering appointing at least three committees to study issues before the 2014 session.

A joint panel of Senate and House members could look into potential changes to the Medicaid health care program for the poor.

Another committee could study potential projects to be included in a bonding proposal that would be put before voters.

Dempsey said an interim committee also could look into changes to the state's regional solid waste management districts.

All of those committees would be continuing work on measures that failed to pass during the legislative session that ended Friday.


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