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Home care workers call on Gov Nixon to honor pay raise contract

Yesterday the voices of Missouri home health care workers filled the halls of the Capitol. Dozens of workers and consumers of home care in Missouri gathered to call on Governor Nixon to implement an already agreed upon pay raise.

We need a better legislature

What did we learn from the 2015 legislative session?

It's never been more clear that the politicians running our legislature have lost connection with their constituents -- and reality. Let's break down a few ways we've observed this:

Politics trumped people... again

Jefferson City still a cesspool

Remember when legislators acted like they were serious about ethics reform earlier this year? Sadly, our skeptism about real reform being enacted was accurate.

We Still Need Medicaid Expansion

Missourians from across the state travelled once again to Jefferson City to remind legislators that they should be putting people over politics...

Remember when Ron Richard claimed to care about ethics reform?

 Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard (R-Joplin) boldly stated: “There is enough nonsense in this building going on… I am going to try to clear this up before somebody gets indicted.

Three times ALEC's "right to work" proponents admitted it will lower wages

Several ALEC legislators in Missouri have acknowledged that ALEC's so-called 'right to work' bills would lower wages.

These GOP proponents of "right to work" have admitted it will lower wages

See which Missouri legislators, who advocate for so-called 'right to work' legislation, have acknowledged that their bills will lower wages.

Governor Nixon vetoes bill that would harm Missouri children

This morning Governor Nixon vetoed SB 24, a bill that would disastrously harm Missouri children. Tell your legislators to uphold this veto.

Nixon nixes GOP bill that would harm MO kids

This morning Governor Nixon vetoed SB 24, a bill that would disastrously harm Missouri children. Tell your legislators to uphold this veto.

Nixon: "I don't think that coming after working people is how you build an economy"

Gov. Nixon at the Claycomo Ford plant

Just as ALEC-inspired legislation makes its way on to the Missouri Senate's calendar, Governor Nixon calls these bills out for what they are-- attacks on workers.

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