Right to Work
Mayor Slay testifies in Jefferson City against the 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.
“Passage is assured in the House, the votes are there in the Senate, and I believe we stand an excellent chance at making this progress”
Some insist Missouri made a positive impression on business leaders merely by trying to get Boeing to locate its 777X plant in the area.
“This is an apolitical board,” Spence said, “I don’t think my view on one particular issue should come into something that is a volunteer board.”
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder said that while attending a Chicago conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council.
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.
Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.
While a pro-business agenda has been fast-tracked by Missouri’s Republican General Assembly, one issue has been pushed to the sidelines.
The chance of what supporters often call “right to work” getting to the floor in either chamber appears slim.