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Legislative roundup: REAL ID, abortion, budget and more


Legislative roundup: REAL ID, abortion, budget and more
Springfield News-Leader

JEFFERSON CITY — It was a busy week in the Missouri House, where lawmakers debated topics such as REAL ID compliance, prescription drug monitoring and abortion. It was quieter in the Senate, though, where lawmakers eased back into the session ...

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