Need more evidence that paycheck deception bills are about politics, not economics? Speaker Tim Jones told the Missouri News Horizon in 2012 that these bills are “a way to get to the ultimate goal of right to work.”
These bills are about politics - not women's health. Anti-women’s health extremists in the Capitol are using valuable legislative time endangering women’s health in the name of politics. Legislators need to stop playing politics with women’s health and focus on increasing access to health care through Medicaid expansion.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, the Kansas City Star, the Springfield News-Leader and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch have all reached the same conclusion: Sen. Mike Cunningham's payday loan 'reform' bill is a joke.
Today, several concerned Missourians delivered more than 6,850 letters to Speaker Tim Jones demanding he reject so-called ‘right to work’ legislation that does nothing to create good jobs or an economy that works for all Missourians.
Expanding access to equal rights is part of the foundation of America. Ed Martin is wrong to claim that all Republicans are as opposed to marriage equality as he is. Missourians have changed their opinion on marriage equality a lot in the last 10 years, including many members and voters in Mr. Martin’s party.
"LGBT advocates in Missouri launched a website today designed to promote anti-discrimination bills at the legislature -- and the support these proposals are now getting from a select group of Republican lawmakers. Progress Missouri and PROMO, the statewide gay rights group, chose a clear message: FiredForBeingGay.com."