Work for the upcoming legislative session will begin just minutes after we are sworn in on Monday. The 2017 Regular Session begins at noon on January 9.
We recently met Rick and Betty Huffmaster in Branson as we do each October. We were discussing everything from politics to grandkids when the topic of school lunches came up.
Those of us who continue to live in the Stone Age, and still like a calendar on the wall, have taken down the old one and hung up the 2017 edition.
When the 91st General Assembly convenes on January 9, lawmakers will quickly take up fiscal policy because the outcome of many proposed bills will depend on how much money is available.
By Marylea Vines