A Missouri lawmaker who threatened to resign unless one or both of his key bills survived the last day of the 2013 legislative session is staying put, even though both bills failed to make it out by Friday's deadline.
The 2013 Missouri legislative session is now in the books.
While legislators are no longer assembled in Jefferson City, the impacts of what did and did not get done will continue into the coming months.
The Republican controlled House and Senate put gun rights and taxes high on their agenda and perennial issues such as abortion and voter photo IDs came up.
Democratic Governor Jay Nixon has already vetoed some legislation and more vetoes are possible.
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