Missouri Legislative Session Opens with Different Priorities

During news conferences on Wednesday, Missouri’s Republican legislators stated their priority is approving new Congressional district maps while Democrats acknowledged they’ve gained some influence over the process and pledged to uphold voting rights.

At the state capitol in Jefferson City, none of the Republicans wore masks while meeting with reporters while all of the Democrats wore masks. Leaders of both parties were asked about the affects of the resurgence of COVID-19 infections on the upcoming session.

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Georgia House Speaker David Ralston Announces Strict COVID-19 Policies for 2022 Legislative Session

Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) has notified members of the state house that they must test for COVID-19 and wear protective masks for next year’s legislative session. Ralston said in a memo last week to state house members that they must test for COVID-19 prior to January 5. Legislators must report their results to Human Resources Director Donald Cronin.

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