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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.

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

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.

Attacks on Missouri workers heating up just as new report shows 'right to work' states have lower wages

Last week two things happened that should deeply concern all working Missourians. First, the Economic Policy Institute came out with a new report showing so-called 'right to work' states have lower wages, and second an ALEC 'right to work' bill has been added to the Missouri Senate's calendar.

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