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Refreshing Honesty from Americans for Prosperity

Earlier today, the Executive Director of the Koch Brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity unit for Missouri tweeted that the Rep. Eric Burlison’s paycheck deception bill (HB64) is the “first step in #mortw [Missouri ‘right to work’].”

Tim Jones + Eric Burlison + Dan Brown = ALEC

Who's behind all the anti-worker attacks in the Missouri General Assembly, pushing so-called ‘right to work’ and ‘paycheck deception’ bills? The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), among others. Check out all these connections between sponsors and co-sponsors and ALEC:

Statement on Senate's Passage of Paycheck Deception Bill (SB29)

The Missouri Senate tonight passed paycheck deception legislation (SB29), a bill that is part of concerted national attack by conservative extremists on the working people who protect our homes and communities, teach our children, plow our roads and keep us safe.

NEW POLL FINDS 85 PERCENT IN MISSOURI FAVOR MANDATORY BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL GUN BUYERS

Survey Released Today By Mayors Against Illegal Guns Finds Overwhelming Majority of Missouri Residents Favor Background Checks for All Gun Buyers

ALEC Member Bill Lant Introduces ALEC 'Right-to-Work' Amendment

House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Chairman Bill Lant has been an ALEC member.  Today, he distributed an amendment to HB34, an anti-prevailing wage bill by birther Casey Guersey, that would attach ALEC's entire 'right-to-work' proposal to the bill.  

How would sequestration impact Missouri?

The White House has released state-by-state reports on some of the programs and services that would be impacted under the sequestration cuts that are scheduled to go into effect on March 1. Here is their breakdown by program for Missouri:

Who’s Behind Anti-Worker Attacks in Missouri? ALEC

Who's behind all the anti-worker attacks in the Missouri General Assembly, pushing so-called ‘right to work’ and ‘paycheck deception’ bills? The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), among others. Check out all these connections between sponsors and co-sponsors and ALEC:

Exclusive Audio: Missouri Legislators Conspire With National Agents to Plot Anti-Worker Attacks

Progress Missouri today released audio of a February 5, 2013 strategy session in the Missouri Capitol that featured speakers from corporate front groups, including Californian Lew Uhler of the National Tax Limitation Committee, Jared Rodriquez of the Western Michigan Policy Forum.  Discussion topics included:

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