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Missouri ballot initiative process survives legislative attack

Jefferson City, MO – The 2022 legislative session began with a flurry of attempts to dismantle Missouri’s initiative petition process, but ended May 13...

Parents and educators fight back against plan to take tax dollars...

“Don’t rob Peter to pay Paul” By BYRON CLEMENS Special to Labor Tribune Jefferson City – A parent’s sign said it all – “Don’t Rob Peter to...

Proposed constitutional amendment would reverse Labor-endorsed, voter-approved Medicaid expansion

By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Jefferson City — Missouri Republicans just hate voters telling them what to do. A proposed constitutional amendment working its way through the...

RTW fails children’s education at all levels

As Missouri Republicans ponder passing RTW again, RTW gets failing grade – again FIRST IN A SERIES By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher The latest data on the status of...

Workers Win: Missouri Supreme Court rules Paycheck Deception (HB 1413) unconstitutional

Missouri AFL-CIO statement on ruling that eliminates government overreach into the lives of Missouri workers Jefferson City, MO - The Missouri Supreme Court has declared...

Fight over Missouri Medicaid expansion heading to the courts

Jefferson City — The fight over Medicaid expansion in Missouri has moved from the state Capitol to the courts. A lawsuit filed May 20 in...

Missouri transportation investment bill could have yearly economic impact of $1.8B,...

Jefferson City — Missouri has long had one of the lowest average gasoline taxes in the nation, and it has been about 25 years...

Missouri’s legislative second half expected to focus on taxes, charter schools,...

By PHILL BROOKS The Missouri Legislature began a week-long break March 15, making now a good time to assess where the General Assembly may head...

Missouri Supreme Court to rule on suit to allow all 2020...

Absentee/mail-in voting for the Aug. 4 primary begins June 23 By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent The Missouri Legislature has approved a measure that expands options for voting absentee...

Labor-endorsed Grain Belt Express can move forward after failed legislative attempt...

Jefferson City – An effort in the Missouri Legislature to block the Grain Belt Express, a major wind energy transmission line project that would...