May 14, 2011
After flinging their working papers into the air, members of the Missouri House of Representatives watch them float down to the floor on May 13, 2011, as the regular session of the General Assembly adjourned.
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For the second year, state Sen. John Lamping, R-Ladue, wants Missourians to vote on a constitutional change that would shorten the time legislators spend meeting in Jefferson City.
With just 40 minutes left before their 2011 legislative session had to end, Missouri state senators began debating a compromise bill allowing Ameren Missouri or other utilities to seek, and win, a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission early site permit, then charge consumers for up to $45 million of the application costs.