[Since the House avail nearly overlapped Gov. Jay Nixon's presser, I did not stay for the Democratic response. You can read Jo Mannies' wrap-up for the St. Louis Beacon for more info.]
The big question for House Speaker Ron Richard revolved around why the lower chamber did not take up major health care legislation that passed the Senate earlier in the day. The move came after the House adjourned early on Thursday, a move widely seen as an act of brinkmanship to pass an economic development bill.
Here's video of Richard: