One day after protesters interrupted the Missouri Senate, senators discussed what the protesters want from them
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One day after protesters interrupted the Missouri Senate, senators discussed what the protesters want from them

Date: January 8, 2015
By: Steven Anthony
State Capitol Bureau

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After day one of the Missouri Senate was interrupted by protesters shouting for change, senators discussed what type of change they should bring about
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Wrap: Senator Rob Schaaf of St. Joseph took to the floor to ask the protestors exactly what they want from senators after they interrupted the swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday.

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Description: "Do you want us to pass a bill that makes life better in some way? If so, come to my office and tell me what it is.

Schaaf said several senators have filed bills to make life better for the protestors.

Senator Jamilah Nasheed of St. Louis told Schaaf the protestors want a special prosecutor and a better law regarding the use of deadly force.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Steven Anthony, NewsRadio 1120 KMOX.

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After one senator questioned what Ferguson protestors want, a St. Louis senator told the Senate exactly what they want.
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Wrap: Protestors interrupted the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected and reelected members Wednesday, leading to a brief shutdown of the Senate.

Thursday morning, Senator Rob Schaaf of St. Joseph asked protestors what they want from senators.

Senator Jamilah Nasheed used her conversations with protestors to tell Schaaf exactly what they want.

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Description: "They also want to tighten up the lethal force language. The language is way too broad. It's not well-defined."

Nasheed said they also want a special prosecutor to investigate the killing of Michael Brown.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Steven Anthony, NewsRadio 1120 KMOX.


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