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Just one day before the House passed a paycheck protection bill which would affect law enforcement and firefighter unions, Gov. Eric Greitens spent the day training with members of the St. Louis Fire Department. (From Eric Greitens' Facebook page)

House hits police, firefighters with paycheck protection bill

House hits police, firefighters with paycheck protection bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tempers flared on the House floor Thursday morning as another labor reform issue was debated. HB 251, sponsored by Rep. Jered Taylor, R-Nixa, seeks to require authorization for certain labor unions to use their dues and fees to make political contributions. It also requires written consent for withholding earnings from paychecks,

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Release: Police and Firefighters Rally in Support of Eric Schmitt for State Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Police and Firefighters Rally in Support of Eric Schmitt for State Treasurer ST. LOUIS – State Senator Eric Schmitt is sprinting to the finish line in the final full of week of his campaign for state treasurer with a rally with St. Louis area firefighters and police officers. Senator Schmitt has been

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Fire fighters endorse Schmitt for treasurer

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters announced their endorsement of Sen. Eric Schmitt for state treasurer Wednesday during a campaign stop in Cape Girardeau. “Firefighters and first responders put their lives in danger to protect the safety, security and health of our loved ones and our communities,” Schmitt said.  “We owe these

100+ List 2015

100+ List: Part 4

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and

100+ List 2015

100+ List: Part 3

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and

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Maryland Heights firefighters earn favorable MEC judgment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Ethics Commission ruled that a mailer distributed just ahead of a vote on a $19 million bond for Maryland Heights Fire Protection District violated Missouri election laws. Last August, Maryland Heights voters were asked to consider a $19 million bond issue for their fire protection district. The money was

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Roden bringing public safety values to Capitol

LABADIE, Mo. – Representative-elect Shane Roden (R-Hillsboro) is a firefighter and paramedic at Lake Ozark Fire Protection District, Osage Beach Fire District, and the Boles Fire Protection District, as well as a deputy sheriff for Camden County and he plans to take his knack for service to Jefferson City in January. Roden was elected in

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