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Missouri lawmakers propose shorter legislative session

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, left, delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at the capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By AP Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, left, delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at the capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By AP

(KMOV) – Some Missouri lawmakers are considering shortening the legislative session to make the law creation process more efficient.

St. Louis County Republican Jim Lamping is sponsoring a bill to end the session in late March rather than in the middle of May. 

Lamping says the shorter season would accelerate bills and make voting more efficient due to the time constraints.

If approved by both the Missouri house and senate, voters would get a say in November.

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