Eric Burlison

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetos House Bill 116, as union officials and legislators look on in St. Louis on June 4, 2015. Nixon says if the legislation passes it would lower wages, squeeze middle-class families, and subject businesses to criminal and unlimited civil liability.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Auto Union Fuels Nixon’s Funds After Right to Work Veto

Mo., representative says Governor Nixon accepted $50,000 for his veto of the Right to Work bill.

06/16/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Right to Work in Missouri Moves to Senate Floor

The bill would prohibit an employer from requiring an employee to: Join or refuse to join a union, pay fees or other charges to a union, or pay any third party or charity instead of paying a union.

05/12/2015

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Mo. House Panel To Hear ‘Right To Work’ Bill

The first bill being considered by a Missouri House committee this year would prohibit the payment of union fees from being a condition of employment.

01/13/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Lawmakers Will Again Try to Limit Medical Lawsuits

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says the liability limits are a priority for the 2014 session.

12/16/2013

Mo Capitol

Mo. Bill Would Require Consent for Fee Collections

The 85-69 vote in the House was just three greater than the minimum number needed to pass legislation and 24 votes short of a two-thirds majority that would be needed for a veto override.

05/14/2013

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Missouri House Panel Adopts ‘Right To Work’ Bill

Republican Rep. Eric Burlison, of Springfield, says the measure makes Missouri an attractive location for new businesses.

04/04/2013

Jefferson City, MO

Missouri House Committee Debates ‘Right to Work’ Bill

Union members sat silently as the House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee debated the issue that attracted attention from legislative leaders of both parties.

02/07/2013