Missouri Republicans used their large majorities to send a “right-to-work” measure to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday but appear to lack the support to override an expected veto.
Missouri Senate Republicans have used a rare procedural motion to shut down debate and pass a “right-to-work” measure.
Missouri Senate Democrats are delaying a vote on a right-to-work measure they say is an attack on workers’ collective bargaining rights.
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.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed a measure that would cut the weeks of unemployment benefits available to workers who lose their jobs.
Senate expanded a House bill Tuesday that would ban municipalities from barring the use of plastic bags and also stop cities and towns from increasing their minimum wage.
Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri’s limits among the lowest in the nation.
Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.
It’s not always obvious when a loved one is considering suicide. An Illinois Senate committee has signed onto something which may help.
The bill passed 32 to 2 and now heads to the House.