Perhaps our legislators had it right when the originally closed the original session:

From the Post-Dispatch:

Republican legislative leaders moved no closer Thursday to a deal on a  massive economic development bill that includes provisions aimed at helping turn Lambert-St. Louis International Airport into a freight hub for Chinese  cargo.

And with the special legislative session about to complete its third week,  many lawmakers were beginning to question if the bill could be salvaged or if  both chambers should give up and go home.

The main areas of dispute remain the same — whether two major tax credit  programs should have expiration dates and whether six state business incentives  should be lumped into a single program called Compete Missouri, which would be  under the control of the executive branch.

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