Tag: Rep. Dan Shaul

Supporting clean coal technology worldwide: The time is now

By State Rep. Dan Shaul, District 113 In the coming years, energy demands across the world are expected to rise exponentially. Demands within the developing economies in Southeast Asia, for example, are expected to increase by 80 percent. Power provided by clean coal technologies is affordable, easily accessible, reliable, and […]

Minimum wage restriction passes through House

Emergency clause passes by the skin of its teeth JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House voted to pass a bill which would bar St. Louis, Kansas City, and other municipalities from raising their minimum wage above the state level, but not without a slight hiccup. When the House began voting for […]

Republicans continue fight against STL minimum wage hike

Bills fast-tracked after last week’s MO Supreme Court decision JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Two bills aimed at restricting minimum wage increases by the state’s political subdivisions filed last Wednesday by two House Republicans will have hearings Monday afternoon in the House Rules – Administrative Oversight Committee. Reps. Jason Chipman and […]

Coalition files brief with high court in bag bill suit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Several worker advocacy groups filed an amicus brief with the Missouri Supreme Court on Monday supporting the ability of local municipalities to raise the minimum wage above the state minimum wage. Last year, House Bill 722 prohibited localities from creating a bag tax, fee, or ban […]

Democratic contender files to run against Shaul

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A union-backed challenger filed Monday to run against Rep. Dan Shaul, R-Imperial in the 113th District, after he voted in favor of overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto on Right-to-Work last year. Karen Settlemoir-Berg will run as a Democrat in the Jefferson County district comprised of Arnold […]