Lawmakers split Friday without compromising on an overhaul of Missouri’s business incentives that has become a major point of contention between the House and the Senate during a special legislative session.  The two sides disagree over competing versions of the economic development package.  Senate Leader Robert Mayer, R-Dexter, recounted the legislature’s work on economic development bills during the 2011 regular session.

Robert Mayer

Senator Jason Crowell of Cape Girardeau, shares his view on passing last session’s economic development and tax credit bill.

Jason Crowell

Senate Minority Floor Leader Victor Callahan of Independence, says the measures have been a bipartisan effort.

Victor Callahan

Although lawmakers did not permanently adjourn the special session, they have not scheduled any further debates or votes.