No one testified against the legislation in Wednesday's hearing of the House tourism committee, which approved the proposal without opposition. Marsh heads the tourism committee. He said the bill was routed to his committee instead of an education panel because summer breaks are at stake. "Pushing school into summer affects tourism in the state of Missouri," Marsh said.
Thursday, February 08, 2007
Committee approves waiver for missed school days
The House Tourism Committee Wednesday approved Rep. B. J. Marsh's bill which would allow school districts to waive days missed during the recent ice storm: