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11:16 am
Fri July 19, 2013

House committee hears wide variety of ideas for downsizing state government

The Missouri House Committee for Downsizing State Government met in Jefferson City on July 18, 2013
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Missouri’s House Committee for Downsizing State Government has finished holding a series of public hearings across the state for citizens to share their ideas on how to cut down on state government spending.  

The committee began the hearings Tuesday in St. Louis, and finished up Thursday at the Capitol.  Besides lower-than-expected turnout in Joplin, Republican Representative Paul Curtman, the committee’s chairman, says citizens across the state turned out to express concerns and ideas about reducing the size of state government.

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