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26th Annual Missouri Press Association and the Associated Press Day at the Capitol


Thursday, February 4 in Jefferson City

8:00-9:30 a.m.: Breakfast for MPA Members and Legislators (pastries and coffee), House Hearing Room 2, State Capitol Basement.

10:00-11:45 a.m.: Day at the Capitol program in the Senate Lounge, Third Floor, State Capitol. The morning program features Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway (invited). Also, a panel discussion on Ethics Reform and Missouri Campaign Finance Laws is scheduled featuring James Klahr, executive director of the Missouri Ethics Commission, and several Missouri legislators. Other programming is being planned.

12 noon: Luncheon in the Governor’s Mansion. Attendees will leave the Capitol at 11:45 a.m. for the brief walk to the Governor’s Mansion.

(You must be registered with Missouri Press Association to attend the luncheon in the Governor’s Mansion. Missouri Press Association pays for breakfast and luncheon costs. There is no charge for members. However, last-minute cancellations will result in a $50 cancellation fee.)

1:30 p.m.: Adjourn from the Governor’s Mansion.

2:00 p.m.: Missouri Associated Press Managing Editors Contest Awards Ceremony, Capitol Building.

Register today! 

Need a sleeping room?

MPA is holding a block of rooms for Wednesday, February 3, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Jefferson City. Call 573-636-5101 by January 16, and ask for Missouri Press Association’s $109 room rate. DoubleTree’s address is: 422 Monroe Street, Jefferson City.

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