American Legislative Exchange Council

Gov. Jay Nixon, left, and and Joe Hinrichs, President of the Americas for Ford Motor, wait for the roll out of the first production Ford Transit commercial van at the Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant on April 30, 2014, in Claycomo, Mo. (credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Mo. Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Criminal Background Checks For Obamacare Navigators

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.


Photo: JOCHEN LUEBKE/AFP/Getty Images

Efforts To Fight Child Sex Trafficking Hit Unexpected Roadblock

Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers. But they are encountering opposition from an unexpected source — conservative state lawmakers who fear a government clamp down on Internet businesses.


Listen Live