Republicans in the Missouri Senate succeeded in passing two of their top priorities early Tuesday morning.
The Missouri House has given final passage to legislation that would limit labor unions' ability to deduct dues and fees from the paychecks of public employees.
Labor union members from across Missouri descended on the State Capitol today, hoping to convince lawmakers to defeat bills they say are anti-worker.
The Missouri Senate spent a few hours Wednesday debating legislation that would bar labor unions for public workers from withholding money from public employees’ paychecks.
The so-called "Paycheck Protection" bill would also require consent from public employees before labor unions can use fees and dues for political purposes. State Senator Paul LeVota (D, Independence) says the bill should be called “paycheck deception."
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