Special Sessions

  • Special Sessions In Missouri

    Understanding The Inner Workings of Missouri Special Sessions

    The two big terms floating around Missouri politics these days seem to be career politicians and special session. Both of which nab headlines and conjure up feelings of dysfunctional government. Is one becoming the cause of the other? The constitution, after all, is designed to ensure a citizen legislature. In the Missouri legislature, there are two mechanisms in place to prevent state legislators having their service turn into a career.