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Youth Voices Will Be Heard

June 6, 2002
By: Julie Kroenig
State Capital Bureau

Do you think you are too young to have your voice be heard?

Julie Kroenig tells us that Governor Holden wants to listen.

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Governor Holden has formed a statewide Youth Cabinet.

This cabinet will be made up of twenty members between the ages of 17 and 21.

Holden's spokesperson Chris Kelly says the Governor encourages the thoughts of young people in the state.

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Contents: You don't have to be 40 or a legislator or the governor to get things done.

The group will focus on issues that relate to youth.

To apply log on to www.gov.state.mo.us or call Ben Smilowitz at 314-679-3325.

Julie Kroenig for CBS News, Jefferson City, Missouri.

Date:June 6, 2002

By: Julie Kroenig

State Capital Bureau

Does your son or daughter have what it takes to be a legislator?

Julie Kroenig will tell you how you can find out.

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Governor Holden has formed a statewide Youth Cabinet.

This cabinet will be composed of about 20 members between the ages of 17 and 21.

The governor's spokesperson Chris Kelly says that the Governor is excited to hear from the youth of Missouri.

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Contents: They will be looking at all sorts of issues related to youth.

Applications are due by July 1.

You can get one at www.gov.state.mo.us or by calling 314-679-3325.

Julie Kroenig for CBS News, Jefferson CIty, Missouri.

Date:June 6, 2002

By: Julie Kroenig

State Capital Bureau

Shouldn't the voice of the future have a say in Jefferson City? Governor Holden thinks they should. Julie Kroenig tells us why.

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Governor Holden announced his plan to form a statewide Youth Cabinet.

This cabinet will have about twenty members from the ages 17 to 21.

The Governor's spokesperson, Chris Kelly, says the Governor wants to give youth an opportunity.

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Contents: He doesn't think they are the leaders of tomorrow, they are the leaders of today.

The cabinet will work with issues regarding young people, such as college tuition.

Applications are due by July 1. You can get one at www.gov.state.mo.us or by calling 314-679-3325.

Julie Kroenig for CBS News, Jefferson CIty, MIssouri.