Missouri lawmakers begin the new legislative session January 4
Published: Dec. 29, 2022 at 9:55 AM CST
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KY3) - Missouri lawmakers return to work in Jefferson City after the new year.
Lawmakers will debate several issues this year. They include:
- Lawmakers will attempt to legalize sports betting after falling short during the last session.
- State Democrats will push for stricter gun laws, including a ban on teenagers buying certain weapons.
- Republicans will push for a parents’ bill of rights to allow parents more control over what’s taught in schools.
The new legislative session begins on January 4.
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