Tag: MATA

Auditor, MATA urge Greitens to veto SB 43 over ‘Whistleblower Protection Act’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The opposition to Senate Bill 43, a bill relating to workplace discrimination, was fierce during the 2017 legislative session. Opponents of the bill, including the ACLU, the NAACP, as well as a number of legislators, said that if it were passed into law, it would undermine […]

Expert witness bill passes House, heads towards Nixon veto

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House narrowly passed legislation Thursday afternoon that would match Missouri’s expert witness standard to that of the federal government in the face of heavy opposition from the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA). SB 591 passed the House 85-68 with many Republicans voting against the […]

100+ List: Part 1

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, […]

Task force hears about lead importance, history as Nixon’s decision on HB 650 looms

ST. LOUIS — A task force spearheaded by Sen. Gary Romine, R-St. Francois County, met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the history of lead production in Missouri as well as its importance. With about 72 hours until Gov. Jay Nixon has to decide on the controversial bill before it automatically becomes […]