Posts Tagged ‘jay nixon’

Mar
2016
7

MO “Paycheck Deception” Bill Likely; House, Senate Displaying Veto-Proof Majorities

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  The Missouri House of Representatives passed a “paycheck protection” bill on Friday by a 109-49 margin.  The anti-union bill, commonly referred to by workers’ rights advocates as “paycheck deception,” prohibits unions from deducting fair share fees from public sector paychecks.  A similar bill was vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon in…
Sep
2015
16

Zombie Law: Missouri “Right-to-Work” Expected to Die Anew in Blaze of Fruitless Override Glory

Zombie Law: Missouri
  Lawmakers will return to Jefferson City this week to revisit “Right-to-Work” legislation previously vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon.  After decades of failed attempts, the unlikely happened this spring when the Missouri GOP finally got enough votes in both the House and Senate to get the legislation to the Governor’s desk.  Now, as the…
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Apr
2015
2

MO Gov Withdraws Request for St. Louis County to Contribute to New Stadium Cost, Making Building Trades Uneasy

MO Gov Withdraws Request for St. Louis County to Contribute to New Stadium Cost, Making Building Trades Uneasy
  In a surprise move, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has informed the office of St. Louis County Executive Steve Stegner that the county will no longer be asked to contribute financing for a new Rams stadium.   The last financing plan from the Governor’s office has the county contributing $6 million annually.  The move raises questions…
Feb
2015
23

Sacrificial Rams: Unions Commit to 24-Hour Work Days, No Overtime Pay to Keep NFL Team in Town

Sacrificial Rams: Unions Commit to 24-Hour Work Days, No Overtime Pay to Keep NFL Team in Town
  Missouri Governor Jay Nixon joined officials from the St. Louis Building and Construction Trades Council to announce that labor unions have committed to a 24-hour/day, 5 days/week work schedule without overtime to build a new football stadium. This effort could keep the NFL’s Rams in the city.  Officials estimate that the agreement will…