paycheck protection http://kbia.org en Mo. Senate Gives First Approval To Scaled-Back 'Paycheck Protection Bill' http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-gives-first-approval-scaled-back-paycheck-protection-bill <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201108/mo_cap.jpg" alt="" /><p>The Missouri Senate has given first round approval to a scaled-backed version of the so-called Paycheck Protection bill.<p>The original bill would have barred unions from automatically withholding dues from the paychecks of public employees, but Senate Democrats spent nearly ten hours Monday night and Tuesday morning blocking the bill. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:33:55 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30267 at http://kbia.org 'Paycheck Protection' bill remains stalled in Mo. Senate http://kbia.org/post/paycheck-protection-bill-remains-stalled-mo-senate The <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> spent a few hours Wednesday debating legislation that would bar labor unions for public workers from withholding money from public employees’ paychecks.<p>The so-called <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&#38;BillID=16944749">"Paycheck Protection" bill</a> would also require consent from public employees before labor unions can use fees and dues for political purposes.&#160;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/members/mem11.htm">&#160;State Senator Paul LeVota </a>(D, Independence) says the bill should be called “paycheck deception." Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:21:57 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29630 at http://kbia.org 'Paycheck Protection' bill remains stalled in Mo. Senate