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Sen. Bob Onder speaks at the Emerging Issues Hearing on SJR 39. (Tim Curtis/The Missouri Times)

Public union certification bill worries police, firefighter labor reps

Public union certification bill worries police, firefighter labor reps

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – House Republicans clashed with public union representatives Tuesday morning regarding a bill firefighters and police officers said could put a significant burden on their ability to collectively bargain. Rep. John Wiemann, R-O’Fallon, said he offered HB 238 to the House Economic Development Committee to address transparency and accountability concerns with public

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TWMP: Koenig and Eigel, Kander, and the state treasurer’s race

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn is joined by two victorious Republican primary winners: Rep. Andrew Koenig and small businessman Bill Eigel. The two discuss their wins over former Rep. Rick Stream and Rep. Anne Zerr, respectively, and what they plan to do when they likely get sworn into

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TWMP: Jason Crowell, Koster’s strong opening weeks, and Trump’s stumbles

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, former Republican state Sen. Jason Crowell joins host Scott Faughn to speak about the Republican National Convention, his time as a delegate and his support of Donald Trump’s nomination. They also discuss perceived media bias, Trump’s struggles and Eric Greitens’ nomination for governor. The opinion maker panel

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TWMP: Planned Parenthood, SJR 39, and medical marijuana

On This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes Sen. Kurt Schaefer to discuss the latest developments in the Planned Parenthood subpoena and the state of that investigation. He also talks about the process behind the reproductive health group’s decision to hand over the documents the Senate had requested, his campaign for attorney general,

Texts from the Trail: What Missouri pols can be thankful for

With the holiday season now officially underway, Texts from the Trail decided to use our Thanksgiving break to look at what some people in the Missouri political world could be thankful for this year. Governor Jay Nixon can be thankful that sales tax numbers remain robust – he is set to pass state’s AAA credit

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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Keller chairing new anti-“Obamacare” group

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Century Foundation’s creation was announced this week by Gregg Keller, principal at Atlas Strategies. The group is a Missouri-based 501c4 public policy organization — political nonprofit group — that will be dedicated to advancing free-market initiatives in state government to help ensure the health of our state’s economy throughout