Mo. Officials to Discuss Military Bases

2 years ago January 10, 2014 Jan 10, 2014 Friday, January 10 2014 Friday, January 10, 2014 8:08:59 AM CST in News
Source: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Weather is forcing two state officials to cancel part of a planned state tour to announce plans to retain and strengthen military bases and federal defense spending in the state.

Gov. Jay Nixon and state Treasurer Clint Zweifel had scheduled news conferences Friday at or near three military installations.

Nixon and Zweifel were planning to visit Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in St. Joseph and the University of Central Missouri, which is located in Warrensburg near Whiteman Air Force Base. Both were canceled because of the weather.

The statewide officials also are scheduled to go to St. Robert, which is near Fort Leonard Wood.

 

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