Report: Governor's office says 99.6% of messages received about ALEC's so-called 'right to work' bills are in opposition

Working Missourians have been contacting Governor Nixon since January with concerns about so-called 'right to work' legislation, and the overwhelming majority of them are adamantly against it.

The governor’s staff reported Monday that their office received 94 emails and 747 phone calls last week about right to work. All but one phone call were in opposition to the bill.


Those communications represent only a fraction of the right-to-work missives the governor’s office has received this year. Since Jan. 1, a spokeswoman said, the governor’s office has received 1,903 emails and 3,210 phone calls regarding right to work. All but 23 were in opposition.

St. Louis Public Radio

That means last week alone there were 841 messages sent to Nixon's office in opposition to 'right to work' and only 1 in support. Since January, there have been 5,113 messages in opposition and only 23 in support.

That translates to a meager 0.4% of people who contacted Gov. Nixon in support of the American Legislative Exchange Council's so-called 'right to work' legislation.

It's clear who stands to lose if ALEC's so-called 'right to work' legislation is enacted— working Missourians. They know it, and the Governor does too.

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