Rep. Diane Franklin said Thursday that she would stop pushing legislation to undo the 2011 merger of the Water Patrol into the Highway Patrol. The Highway Patrol is already making changes that address many of her concerns, she said.
Rep. Diane Franklin said Thursday that she would stop pushing legislation to undo the 2011 merger of the Water Patrol into the Highway Patrol. The Highway Patrol is already making changes that address many of her concerns, she said. File photo by Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
Rep. Diane Franklin said Thursday that she would stop pushing legislation to undo the 2011 merger of the Water Patrol into the Highway Patrol. The Highway Patrol is already making changes that address many of her concerns, she said. File photo by Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com

Undoing Missouri Water Patrol merger no longer necessary, key lawmaker says

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