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Legislation #: 080156 Introduction Date: 2/7/2008
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SHARP
Title: Establishing additional State legislative positions of support for matters before the 2008 Session of the General Assembly.  

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2/7/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/7/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080156

Establishing additional State legislative positions of support for matters before the 2008 Session of the General Assembly.  

WHEREAS, the Missouri General Assembly convened January 9, 2008; and 

WHEREAS, the City has engaged in a process by which it has identified major priorities on matters before the General Assembly and has identified additional priorities and matters for support or opposition in Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 071203; and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to outline other issues that have been introduced before the General Assembly; NOW, THEREFORE,   

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:   

That the City adopts the following additional important priorities and positions on matters that may come before the Missouri General Assembly during its 2008 Session:

1.      Support for expansion of the A+ Schools Scholarship program.

2.      Support for equalizing the supplemental benefit in the Police Departments retirement system.

3.      Support for enabling legislation for a regional light rail system.

4.      Support for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services initiative to create a statewide system of stroke and heart attack centers for the improved treatment of critical patients.

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