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Sat Feb 13, 2021, 08:10 AM

Missouri House tucks lawmakers cast out of caucuses into tiny offices

For most Missouri lawmakers, a fourth-floor office is about the best perch in the Capitol Building, absent a stint in the much larger offices of the legislative leadership.

On the north side of the building there’s a panoramic view, with the Missouri River in the foreground framed against limestone bluffs a mile across the floodplain. To the south, Jefferson City stretches out from one of the highest points in the area.

But for two of the three lawmakers booted from their party’s caucus in recent weeks, the fourth floor is a place of exile.

Republican state Reps. Rick Roeber of Lee’s Summit and Tricia Derges of Nixa have been moved to tiny, windowless rooms, not much larger than closets.

Read more: https://missouriindependent.com/2021/02/12/missouri-house-tucks-lawmakers-cast-out-of-caucuses-into-tiny-offices/

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Sat Feb 13, 2021, 08:26 AM

1. They're a vindictive lot.

Typical republiQans.

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