Missouri’s Democrats and Republicans differ on many issues, but they’re on the same side when it comes to a controversial proposal calling for a controlled flood of the Missouri River. They’re opposed to it! In Washington, President Clinton has vetoed an appropriations bill that contains a clause prohibiting the Army Corps of Engineers from altering the river’s flow. Governor Carnahan is discouraged. He says he has made the state’s position very clear on the issue. Carnahan says his office in Washington had been in regular contact with the White House, asking that the president NOT veto the bill.
You are here: / / Parties unite on the Big Muddy