September 30, 2015

NC Policy Watch September 29, 2015 by Allan Freyer As we reported earlier this morning, the General Assembly is on the cusp of dramatically scaling back the authority of local governments to protect housing consumers and promote better wages, after a late night conference committee added pages of new—and highly controversial—local …

September 17, 2015

Columbia Missourian September 17, 2015 by Amanda Nero It’s the law: Local governments can’t set their own minimum wages and jobless benefits depend on the state’s unemployment rate. The General Assembly voted Wednesday to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill that bars local governments from setting their own …

September 14, 2015

PR Watch September 11, 2015 by PRWatch Editors Missouri’s General Assembly will meet next week under pressure from corporations and their lobbyists to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of bills that would curb local government control over wages, paid sick leave, and other employment policies and make Missouri a Right-to-Work state. …