Lawmakers close meeting on Capitol renovations for second consecutive week
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Lawmakers close meeting on Capitol renovations for second consecutive week

Date: March 2, 2015
By: Kolbie Satterfield
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: 
Legislators closed a meeting to the public that would discuss spending seventy-five million of taxpayer money to improve Capitol security
RunTime:  0:48
OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: For the second consecutive week lawmakers made reporters leave after closing what was previously a public meeting.

The House Security Infrastucture Committee did not have a quorum within the first ten minutes so instead it acted a sub-committee.

Within those first ten minutes Cathy Brown the Director of Capitol Facilities Management spoke about how some of the seventy-five million dollars of Capitol security funds would be used.

Actuality:  BROWN.WAV
Run Time:  00:13
Description: "The other $35 would be for the MoDOT building and moves those folks into other MoDOT space within the community. In addition to that would potentially build a tunnel to this building and MoDOT."

Prior to Brown's statement the meeting was moved to a close session forcing the public and the press to leave.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Kolbie Satterfield.


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