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Feb. 25, 2014JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  |  By: John Coffey

Lager on Senate Bill 489

A Missouri Senate Bill is currently being discussed in Jefferson City which mandates that judges who have been appointed by the governor must disqualify themselves from hearing cases in certain situations. State Senator Brad Lager, a Republican from Savannah, is sponsor of  Senate Bill 489.

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Lager says his bill would help eliminate potential conflict of interest problems for judges.

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Lager's bill has already been heard by the Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.