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Open Enrollment Bill Makes Way Through Missouri House

FILE - In this Monday, April 27, 2020, file photo, state Rep. Herman Morse, R-Dexter, wears a protective mask as he sits at his desk in the House chamber in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri lawmakers on Thursday, May 14 passed a bill to ban the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

(MISSOURINET) – The state House of Representatives has passed a plan that would make Missouri an open enrollment state. The votes barely squeaked by – just three votes above the minimum of 82 votes required. Representative Kevin Windham, a Democrat from eastern Missouri’s Hillsdale, says the bill is all about money…

Bill sponsor, Representative Brad Pollitt of west-central Missouri’s Sedalia, says more than 40 states allow open enrollment. The next stop for the bill is the Senate.

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