Legislation goes through the state every year that may help certain parts of Missouri but, at the same time, may hurt other parts. Many people believe that House Bill 608, which deals with regulations on nightly rentals, is a perfect example of that. Senator Roy Blunt says regulations like that are usually proposed with good intentions.
Many Lake Area residents are worried that the wording of House Bill 608 could be detrimental to the area. Most recently, it was sent to the House for perfection, but no hearing has been scheduled.