The latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples
Missouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner launched television ads blasting House Speaker Michael Madigan and other Illinois Democrats as unwilling to cut spending as state legislators returned to Springfield on Tuesday in an overtime […]
As legislative leaders acknowledged they’ll blow past their end-of-session deadline without a deal and both sides dug in for a fight that could last well into summer.
Union-friendly Illinois Democrats say Gov. Bruce Rauner has so poisoned contract negotiations with state workers that they pushed legislation Thursday that would prohibit either a strike or the Republican governor locking workers out.
Missouri Senate Republicans passed the Right to Work Bill after shutting off debate eight hours into a filibuster by Democrats. Now Democrats are threatening to derail the last three days of the legislative session.
Missouri Senate Democrats are delaying a vote on a right-to-work measure they say is an attack on workers’ collective bargaining rights.
“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”
U.S. Senator chooses to remain in Washington, instead
Republicans are adding to their ranks in the Missouri Legislature and will soon have even more strength when dealing with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.