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Term Limits Will Face a Court Challenge

March 27, 2000
By: Missy Shelton
State Capital Bureau

A St Louis Representative is filing for re-election even though she's reached the limit of her term...She says it will lead to a court challenge of term limits.

Missy Shelton has this report.

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Rita Days, a democrat from St Louis city says she will file for re-election even though under the Missouri Constitution her time is up.

Days says she wants to challenge term limits in court and a political heavyweight is on her side.

Former Liuetnant Governor Kenny Rothman will represent Days in the lawsuit.

He says ending term limits is a matter of common sense.

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Contents: [170K WAV file - Roth1] Rothman says it's ludicrous to ask police officiers, nurses or doctors to only work 8 years.

A supporter of term limits says a similar lawsuit in California failed to undo voter-approved term limits.

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