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New MO Speaker Wants Change

By Tom Weber, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

Last week's election brought good news for Missouri Republicans.

The GOP took control of the Missouri House for the first time in almost a half century. A majority of State Representatives will be newcomers next year, thanks in part to term limits forcing out many lawmakers.

Catherine Hanaway is slated to be the new Speaker of the Missouri House. She told KWMU's Tom Weber there was change in control because Missourians are unsatisfied with their state government...