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House Bill Proposes A Memorial For Fallen Workers

February 15, 2000
By: Erin Guyer
State Capital Bureau

A Missouri House bill to construct a memorial for workers killed on the job went before a House Committee hearing Tuesday. Erin Guyer has more from Jefferson City.

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Representative Jack Hickey is sponsoring the legislation. The Bridgeton respresentative wants the memorial built on Capitol grounds, with funding coming from private donations and charities.

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OutCue: "SHOULD BE A TRIBUTE."
Contents: Representative Hickey envisions the memorial as a tribute to both those who have died building the infrastructure of Missouri, and their families.

The measure is aimed at bringing recognition to those who have died while providing construction services to the state of Missouri.

From the Capitol, I'm Erin Guyer.

By: Erin Guyer

State Capital Bureau A Missouri House bill to provide a memorial for the state's fallen workers went before a House Committee hearing Tuesday. Erin Guyer has more from Jefferson City.

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Legislation sponsor Representative Jack Hickey wants the memorial to be built on capitol grounds as a tribute to Missouri's workers who have lost their lives in state construction.

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OutCue: "FALLEN WORKERS OF MISSOURI"
Contents: Representative Hickey hopes to memorialize those who have died building the state's infrastructure.

The Bridgeton legislator's proposal provides funding through private and charitable donations. From the Capitol, I'm Erin Guyer.