Missouri Business Headlines

Ask your House member to write Paycheck Protection into law

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This week, the Missouri House of Representatives is expected to attempt an override of Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a Paycheck Protection bill. Paycheck Protection would require public employee labor unions to get annual written permission from each employee before withholding union dues or using those dues for political purposes. The proposal, contained in House Bill 1891, is […]

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Paycheck protection legislation passes in House 

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The Missouri House took a huge step forward in protecting the paychecks of state workers by passing House Bill 1891, sponsored by Rep. Holly Rehder, a Sikeston Republican. Current Missouri law allows thousands in taxpayers’ dollars to go to political campaigns every year unchecked, siphoned off of public employees’ paychecks in the form of union […]

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House committee tackles prevailing wage and paycheck protection

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A politician that uses taxpayer funds for personal political campaigns can be sent to jail.  Yet, current Missouri law allows thousands in taxpayers’ dollars to go to political campaigns every year unchecked, siphoned off of public employees’ paychecks in the form of union dues. Legislation heard in the Workforce Standards and Workplace Safety Committee this […]

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