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House agrees that travel investigations are necessary

January 23, 1996
By: Candyce Clifft
State Capital Bureau

House Republicans and Democrats agree with the new Speaker that House travel expenses should be investigated. Candyce Clifft has that story from Jefferson City...

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In his inaugural address two weeks after his election, Speaker Steve Gaw called for an investigation of House travel expenses. He says he wants to prevent the abuse of public funds. St. Louis Representative Carl Hendrickson says the investigations are necessary...

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Contents: [62K WAV file - Hendrickson says if we are ever going to have the full trust of the public, we're going to have to do something about it. ]

Another way Gaw plans to regain public trust is by forming an Ethics Committee to address complaints about House members. From the state capitol, I'm Candyce Clifft.

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