GovBeat: Missouri

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Missouri sues California over chicken regulations

The state’s attorney general says the Commerce Clause supersedes new California regulations.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:45 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  agriculture, California, Missouri, newsletter

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Missouri, Pennsylvania are the next fronts in war on public employee unions

Republicans are pushing paycheck protection bills in two states.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:45 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jobs, Missouri, Pennsylvania, States

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Missouri likely to pass voter ID bill this year

The state Senate took up voter identification bills this week.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Missouri, States, voting rights

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Cities give Republicans the hard sell on 2016 convention

The process of picking a city to host the convention is just beginning.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:37 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, Colorado, conventions, Missouri, Nevada, newsletter, North Carolina, Ohio, States, Utah

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Missouri Republicans want to jail federal agents over gun laws

A bill before the state Senate would send federal officers to jail. A court challenge would be almost certain.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:06 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, gun rights, Missouri, States

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Missouri debates how much, not whether, to cut taxes

After failing to override a veto last year, Republicans are scaling back tax cut plans.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, medicaid expansion, Missouri, obamacare, session preview, tax cuts, taxes

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 01/01/2014

Critical vote looms for Boeing Machinists

Boeing’s Machinists will take a high-stakes vote on Friday that will decide the fate of 20,000 jobs.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:01 AM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boeing, economy, jobs, labor, Missouri, South Carolina, States, unions, Utah, washington

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 11/30/2013

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon calls special session for Boeing tax breaks

Legislators will consider a package of tax incentives worth up to $150 million.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:07 AM ET, 11/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boeing, Economics, labor, Missouri, newsletter, States

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/25/2013

In 16 states, unemployment is at its lowest in at least four years

But the nation is still far from enjoying a full jobs recovery.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, employment, Florida, georgia, indiana, jobs, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, Unemployment, Wages & Employment, wisconsin

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Missouri governor allows same-sex couples to file joint tax returns

Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order Thursday to allow same-sex married couples to file joint tax returns.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:24 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, gay rights, Missouri, same sex marriage, States, taxes

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 10/30/2013

GOP convention watch: Adelson vs. Koch brothers?

Las Vegas and Kansas City are two front-runners for the 2016 GOP convention, pitting mega-donors against each other.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:36 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  convention, Kansas, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Missouri, Nevada, newsletter, Republican Party, republicans, States

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Catholic Church wades into Missouri education fight

The Archdiocese of St. Louis has spent $300,000 on a school choice initiative they hope gets on the ballot next year.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:13 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Missouri, school choice, States

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Missouri legislators take on federal gun laws

The Missouri legislature will vote this week on a controversial bill to nullify federal gun laws.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, gun rights, guns, jay nixon, missouri, States, tax cuts

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Watch out Missouri, Rick Perry wants your jobs

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is going to St. Louis on Thursday, and when he goes home, he wants to take a few companies with him.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:02 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business, missouri, rick perry, States, taxes, texas

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Where public employees are paid the most

Census Bureau data shows it pays to work in higher ed in New Jersey, not elementary schools in Maine.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:41 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  california, maine, missouri, new jersey, public employees, Rankings, state employees, States

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 08/29/2013

GOP-led states blocking Obamacare

Some Republican-led states have come up with new ways to thwart Obamacare.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:09 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, health care, missouri, obamacare, ohio, States