Terms Used In Missouri Laws 185.200

  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

The general assembly, giving due consideration to the historical and continuing interest of the people of the state of Missouri in encouraging the educational and cultural enrichment of its residents, finds that public television stations, especially with local programming, contribute significantly to such enrichment, are a valuable state resource, and consequently that support of public television is an important public purpose.