Gov. Bruce Rauner’s move to eliminate “fair share” payments from public sector employees who opt out of joining a union, but still get benefits from collective bargaining, is “blatantly illegal,” according to AFSCME Council 31 spokesman Anders Lindall.
Durbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”
A law school lecture by St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch is drawing criticism from some Saint Louis University students and professors who object to his handling of the fatal Ferguson police shooting investigation.
Destry Marcotte, 48, was trying to call himself a “sovereign citizen,” and as such was filing claims that the IRS owed him $600,000.
A review of any death of someone at the hands of a police officer would come if a new bill filed in Illinois becomes law.
Show-Me Cannabis allegation: By state law, the St. Louis County Drug Task Force can only receive state funding if it has an oversight board. A Sunshine Law request for minutes of oversight board meetings was answered with “no such documents exist.”
No more texting while driving in Chesterfield – the city council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday night prohibiting all texting and driving in city limits.
A judge could rule as early as next week on the matter of same-sex marriage in Missouri.
Missouri has passed a bill that will allow motorcyclists ages 21 and above to go without wearing helmets on the road.
The Jersey County Board has approved a new metal detector and Illinois’ conceal carry law played a role in that decision.