Beth Ford has more from Jefferson City.
Prosecutors charged Democratic Senator Jeff Smith with misdemeanor fake i.d. charges Tuesday after the Senator used someone else's entrance card at a Boonville casino.
Republican leader Paul Sloca suggested immediate committee resignation.
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Senate Minority Leader Maida Coleman and Democratic Senator Jolie Justus, who are both on the Jurisprudence Committee with Senator Smith, do not think a resignation is necessary.
From the state capitol, I'm Beth Ford, KMOX News.