January 9, 2013
Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, holds his 2-year-old daughter, Maggie, and tries to soothe her nerves in the crowd as she and her 4-year-old brother, Atticus, seated, joined their dad on the Floor of the House for swearing-in ceremonies to kick off the 2013 legislative session. This marks Barnes’ second term in the House.
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Re-elected House Speaker Tim Jones outlined his “Triple E” agenda — “Economic Development, Energy Policy and Education” — as well as additional issues facing the House, in Wednesday’s Missouri House of Representatives’ opening ceremony of the 2013 legislative session.