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Nearly A Month Later, Missouri's Special Session On Violence Drags On

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Last month, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson convened a special legislative session in Jefferson City to address violent crime in the state.

A special legislative session convened by Gov. Mike Parson on June 27 was meant to focus on six violent crime prevention provisions.

Some of the measures have been met with opposition, including one which would eliminate the requirement that St. Louis police officers live in that city.

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