House Passes Changes To Initiative Petition Process
The Missouri House of Representatives has passed proposed changes to the initiative petition process. The Republican-backed plan would ban petition circulators from being paid based on the number of signatures collected. If a court orders “substantial” changes to the content of the ballot title of an initiative or referendum petition, all signatures gathered before changes are ordered would be invalid. Missouri House Democratic Leader Crystal Quade says the bill is unconstitutional…
The proposal heads to the Senate for another look.