Bid to adjust term limits draws fire

A national lobbying group that promotes term limits for elected office-holders at all government levels last week denounced a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment as a “power grab.”

U.S. Term Limits President Philip Blumel targeted his complaint at state Sen. Tim Green’s proposed amendment to modify Missouri’s existing term limits, approved by voters in 1992.

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That current law limits people to no more than eight years service in each chamber, although there is some allowance for ....


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