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Greitens’ executive order on paid parental leave for state employees expected to cost about $1 million annually

Greitens’ executive order on paid parental leave for state employees expected to cost about $1 million annually

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens announced a new executive order Monday, instituting a paid parental leave policy for state employees in the executive branch’s agencies. The governor announced the decision in a Facebook video Monday afternoon, accompanied by his wife, First Lady Sheena Greitens, and their son, Jacob. “We need to do everything in

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Democrats to offer paid leave initiative

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Tracy McCreery, D-St. Louis, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-St. Louis, have teamed up to create a bill to guarantee paid family leave for new parents and working as caretakers for elderly family members. The Missouri Earned Family and Medical Leave Act would create a fund within the Department of Labor

UM hiring new government relations director amid criticisms

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri System is seeking a new face to run their state government relations department, as their relationship with state lawmakers grows increasingly testy. UM unwittingly found themselves at odds with state lawmakers when the Planned Parenthood facility in Columbia resumed surgical abortion services several years after ending the program.

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