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Governor Parson Scraps Budget Item for Added Capitol Security Measures

Missouri State Capitol. Photo by Office of Administration, Commissioner's Office.

(Missourinet) Among the items Governor Parson cut in this new state budget – was extra funding for Capitol complex security– increasing armed staff after a year of threats or protests on statehouse grounds.

Parson says it’s not needed:

The governor WAS busy this week approving a handful of bills ranging from police standards to a new gas tax.

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