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House Speaker says Stadium is not a Top Priority

February 27, 2002
By: Christopher Shields
State Capital Bureau

Missouri's top Democrat in the House says a new stadium for the Cardinals isn't a top priority.

Christopher Shields has more from the State Capitol.

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House Speaker Jim Kreider said the state has higher priorities than a new Cardinals stadium.

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Kreider has the ability to block a vote on the stadium bill but he says he won't.

From Jefferson City, Christopher Shields


Missouri's top Democrat in the House is questioning making a new Cardinals stadium a top priority.

Christopher Shields has more from Jefferson City.

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Missouri House Speaker Jim Kreider says other issues should take priority over a Cardinals stadium proposal supported by Gov. Holden.

As Speaker of the House, Kreider has the power to block a vote on the stadium bill.

Gov. Holden's spokesperson, Jerry Nachtigal says the Governor is confident the bill will be heard.

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Kreider says he wants to focus on education, transportation and perscription drugs before considering a new stadium.

From the State Capitol, Christopher Shields


Missouri's top Democrat in the House says a new stadium for the Cardinals isn't a top priority.

House Speaker Jim Kreider sys other issues should take priority over a Cardinals stadium proposal supported by Gov. Holden.

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As Speaker of the House, Kreider has the power to block a vote on the stadium bill.

Gov. Holden's Spokesperson, Jerry Nachtigal says the Governor is confident the bill will be heard.

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The stadium bill is poised to go before Senate and House Committees.

From the State Capitol, I'm Christopher Shields.