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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.

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.

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: "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.

The Legislature is attempting to fix problems with Schaefer's Amendment 5... but it's not going too well

Last year, Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia)'s poorly-drafted and misguided Amendment 5 put some of Missouri's most common-sense gun laws at risk. Unfortunately, the NRA-endorsed legislative "fixes" aren't much better.

Koch brothers send Americans for Prosperity CEO to MO to push national anti-worker agenda

Luke Hilgemann, CEO of the Koch-funded national organization Americans for Prosperity, is visiting Jefferson City lawmakers today.

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