Steve Tilley

Lobbying
1:59 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Former House Speaker Now Lobbying Against 'Right To Work'

Former Missouri House Speaker Steve Tilley is now an influential lobbyist in the state Capitol.
Credit File photo

When Republican Steve Tilley was speaker of the Missouri House, he flatly told fellow Republicans that he would not bring up any bills to make Missouri a "right-to-work" state.

At the time, Tilley said publicly that he viewed the issue as too divisive and potentially destructive to Missouri Republicans. He also discounted the arguments of "right-to-work" advocates who said that such a law would create jobs.

Now, the Missouri AFL-CIO has hired Tilley as a lobbyist to block this session’s "right-to-work" efforts of his successor, Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka.

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Politically Speaking
1:06 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Politically Speaking: Steve Tilley On His Time In The House, Becoming A Lobbyist And More

Steve Tilley on Politically Speaking.
Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Beacon.

Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics.

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