‘Dark Money’, Amendment 2 Court Decision, and Education Savings Accounts

May 8, 2017

With President Donald Trump and Secretary Betsy DeVos supporting parental choice from Washington, ESAs draw serious attention to the ongoing conversation in Congress about the role the…
`Dark money` bill finally gets hearing after secretive attack...
JEFFERSON CITY – The omnipresent storm clouds vanished Tuesday, and a little light was shone on a “dark money” bill that had languished in legislative purgatory. Way back in December, Sen….
New St. Louis minimum wage goes into effect Friday
ST. LOUIS * The city’s new minimum wage of $10 per hour for most jobs will take effect Friday, Mayor Lyda Krewson’s office announced. The ordinance for the new wage – which is well above…
Border adjustment tax could devastate Missouri importers, jobs
Congress has a rare opportunity in the coming months to replace our nation’s broken and dysfunctional tax code with one that is simple, efficient and fair for all Americans. But one…
Koch brothers-funded Americans for Prosperity starts ad campaign...
JEFFERSON CITY – A nationwide group backed by two Republican megadonors is throwing its weight behind a Nixa lawmaker’s bill that would require regular union recertification elections….
With President Donald Trump and Secretary Betsy DeVos supporting parental choice from Washington, ESAs draw serious attention to the ongoing conversation in Congress about the role the…
Missouri State Senator is "cautiously optimistic" about...
A Missouri lawmaker pushing legislation to fund Scottrade Center renovations in St. Louis is hopeful, with the session’s final week starting. The 2017 Missouri legislative session ends…
RTW: `If we had the election today, we`d beat this thing`
By TIM ROWDEN Editor More than 400 union members and supporters turned out at the St. Louis Labor Council recently to receive training to gather signatures on the Citizens’ Referendum…
`Dark money` ban sputters as Gov. Greitens` nonprofit appears...
Sen. Rob Schaaf has been demanding for months that the Missouri Senate debate a ban on so-called dark money. The St. Joseph Republican and a bipartisan group of like-minded lawmakers have…
Campaign contribution amendment largely overturned in federal...
2,600-donation limit remains KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Western District Court of Missouri overturned the one of popular ballot issue in the state Friday when it ruled the state needs to stop…

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