"Right to Work" backers say it's about putting people back to work, but if we look at the latest state to enact such a proposal, it just isn't true.
"In the past year the Affordable Care Act has benefited me and 72,000 other Missourians," Joyce Clark said cheerfully yesterday.
A video put together by the Missouri Employee and Human Rights Coalition provides compelling testimony about the importance of protecting the state's non-discrimination law.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - "The Republicans want to undermine and turn back the clock on equal rights," state Rep. Karla May told activists and reporters as they packed into a state Capitol hearing room.
Over 200 people attended the 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Award Banquet here on Jan. 17
Missouri's new Republican House leader declared a Republican mandate for a "change in the culture of how we operate," but a freshman lawmaker thinks otherwise.
The right-wing Republican agenda is becoming more apparent as we inch closer and closer to January 2011 and the start of the new legislative session.
"We have to make manufacturing a priority again," Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-Mo., told over 250 union members, community activists and students here at a town-hall style meeting sponsored by the Alliance for American Manufacturing.
Missouri voters also face a billionaire-funded November ballot initiative that would eliminate the earnings tax in St. Louis and Kansas City.
A 1,000-strong People's Freedom Caravan arrived today in time to participate in the opening of the U.S. Social Forum, a gathering of thousands of progressive and left social and political activists.