right-to-work http://kbia.org en Fresh debate over "right-to-work" legislation arises http://kbia.org/post/fresh-debate-over-right-work-legislation-arises <p>Legislation to make Missouri a "right-to-work" state is again coming up in state Senate.</p><p>A senate panel last week endorsed two bills that would make it a misdemeanor to require workers to pay union fees as a condition of employment.</p><p>One of the two proposals, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer, would go before voters if it passes the Legislature. The other would go to the governor's desk.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:15:09 +0000 Associated Press 7951 at http://kbia.org Fresh debate over "right-to-work" legislation arises Newscast for January 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-30-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Legislation making Missouri a &quot;right-to-work&quot; state returns to the state Capitol.</li><li>A proposed bill would abolish the death penalty in Missouri, but its detractors greatly outnumber its supporters.</li><li>Republican hopefuls for Claire McCaskill&#39;s U.S. Senate seat will debate in a Branson high school auditorium tonight.</li></ul><p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:26:43 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7942 at http://kbia.org Newscast for January 30, 2012