Senate Works To Make It Harder To Change Constitution
By a party-line vote, the Missouri Senate has passed a plan that would ask voters to make it tougher to change the state constitution. The resolution would raise the threshold to change the constitution from a simple majority of votes cast to 57-percent. Initially, it required any such measure to receive 60% approval. Senate President Pro Tem Caleb Rowden explains how they came up with the revised percentage…
State Senators Karla May and Barbara Washington say Republicans are trying to silence voters. It initially passed the House, but with the amended changes, goes back to the lower chamber for consideration.