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Higher Speeds Delayed

November 29, 1995
By: Jeremy Brown
State Capital Bureau
There is some confusion about when the speed limit on Missouri's interstate highways will change. Gov. Mel Carnahan is requesting a deferment of the repeal on the national speed limit. Jeremy Brown has more from Jefferson City....
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The governors office is being very cautious about the possibility of raising the speed limit. Spokesman Chris Sifford says the governors office is keeping an open mind..... RunTime: 12
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Contents: [130K WAV file - Governor's spokesman says they need more time to make good decisions.]

When the legislature convenes in January they will have 60 days to set a new speed limit before the federal repeal takes effect.

From the State Capitol, I'm Jeremy Brown.