ODESSA, Mo. — When the 2014 session of the Missouri state legislature starts early next month, the lawmakers once again will give themselves a special perk that no other citizen in Missouri has.
The Capitol building is smoke-free for the general public, but the legislators have exempted their own offices from the law. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achiever doesn’t think that’s right, or fair or healthy. So he’ll campaign once again to get the lawmakers to make a change.
When you find a young person who is a strong and dedicated advocate for any important cause and combines that with tireless, creative leadership, you take notice. So it is with Odessa High School senior Alex Higginbotham, student body president and crusader against smoking.