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Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 16:27

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

Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 11:07

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

Posted Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 20:24

It’s been an ugly 24 hours in the Capitol. Tonight, despite strong bipartisan opposition in both the House and Senate, extremists in the Senate rammed through the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) so-called ‘right-to-work’ legislation. Here’s what you need to know:

If ALEC’s attacks become law, Missourians will see lower wages, more unsafe workplaces and a lower quality of life. From a very recent study by the Economic Policy Institute:

Posted Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:26

ALEC's so-called 'right to work' attacks are on the Senate floor now, as hundreds of Missouri workers pack the Capitol.

Posted Monday, May 11, 2015 - 19:13

So this happened today...

Posted Monday, May 11, 2015 - 16:12

Hundreds of Missourians are flooding the Capitol to remind the legislature that ALEC’s so-called “Right to Work” is wrong for the Missouri workers and families.

Posted Monday, May 11, 2015 - 14:29

 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.

Posted Monday, May 11, 2015 - 06:45

Missouri state law requires lobbyists to report the free stuff they give to legislators and other public officials to the Missouri Ethics Commission, including free meals, booze, junkets and sports tickets. In just the last 24 months, a whopping $1,849,303 has been accepted by Missouri public officials. This looks terrible, because it is terrible. But Rep.

Posted Friday, May 8, 2015 - 14:32

With only a week left of session, the Missouri Legislature still has major work to do. Today as we reflect on the significance of mothers, we also call on our legislators to take action on legislation that will honor Missouri mothers.

These are the top four ways #MoLeg can honor moms before the end of this legislative session.

1. Eliminate the Gender Wage Gap

Posted Friday, May 8, 2015 - 09:41

The legislature will end this first session since the unrest in Ferguson having failed to act on the majority of Ferguson reform bills.


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