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Bid to adjust term limits draws fire

Bid to adjust term limits draws fire

April 25th, 2011 in News

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.

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