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This message is coming to you from the Missouri NEA Legislative Update listserv (mo-nea-legis-update@list.nea.org). ————————————————————————————— MNEA Legislative Update  July 14, 2015 By Otto Fajen   MNEA Legislative Director GOVERNOR SIGNS BILLS ON FINAL DAY FOR ACTION Governor Nixon signed a number of bills on July 14, 2015, the final day for such action on bills enacted […]

This message is coming to you from the Missouri NEA Legislative Update listserv (mo-nea-legis-update@list.nea.org). ————————————————————————————— MNEA Special ESEA Action Alert July 8, 2015 By Otto Fajen  MNEA Legislative Director ACTION ALERT – KEY ACTION TODAY ON ESEA REAUTHORIZATION IN CONGRESS! U.S. Senators have begun consideration of the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (S. 1177). […]

GPO-WEP fix, the Social Security Fairness Act, fights unfair offsets that slash retirement benefits from Click here for full article. Imagine this. You’ve spent the last 30 years dedicating your life to teaching students Algebra at a local high school. And during those decades in the classroom, to help make ends meet, you’ve worked several […]

Companies say they can’t find skilled workers. Turns out unions are pretty good at providing them.  By Lydia DePillis June 29 at 1:32 PM This article includes: “…a quick history lesson. The declining relevance of unions in workforce development has several causes, other than the decline of the labor movement itself, and it starts in […]

MNEA Special Legislative Update – June 26, 2015 By Otto Fajen   MNEA Legislative Director This message is coming to you from the Missouri NEA Legislative Update listserv (mo-nea-legis-update@list.nea.org). GOVERNOR VETOES STUDENT TRANSFER, VIRTUAL AND CHARTER EXPANSION BILL Governor Jay Nixon announced on June 26 that he will veto CCS/SCS/HCS/HB 42.  The veto was scheduled to […]

Secretary Duncan stated the nation is at a crossroads with two different paths for a new ESEA – a choice with moral and economic consequences. The current law, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), should be replaced with a law that ensures opportunity for every child in this country; strengthens our nation economically; and expands support […]

Legislative Update by Otto Fajen   MNEA Legislative Director Number 18   May 20, 2015 This message is coming to you from the Missouri NEA Legislative Update listserv (mo-nea-legis-update@list.nea.org). [A list of the key topics. Click below summary on  “continue reading…“  to read full descriptions.] SENATE SLOWDOWN AT SESSION END; MANY BILLS DIE SPEAKER DIEHL RESIGNS; REP. […]

This message is coming to you from the Missouri NEA Legislative Update listserv (mo-nea-legis-update@list.nea.org). [A list of the key topics. Click below summary on  “continue reading…“  to read full descriptions.] SENATE QUITS EARLY AT SESSION END; MANY BILLS DIE SPEAKER DIEHL RESIGNS; REP. RICHARDSON SELECTED AS NEW SPEAKER ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS EXPRESSION MOST […]

This message is coming to you from the Missouri NEA Legislative Update listserv (mo-nea-legis-update@list.nea.org). [A list of the key topics. Click below summary on  “continue reading…“  to read full descriptions.] SENATE SLOWDOWN HOUSE APPROVES “RIGHT-TO-WORK”; BILL GOES TO GOVERNOR ——————————————–

This message is coming to you from the Missouri NEA Legislative Update listserv (mo-nea-legis-update@list.nea.org). MNEA Legislative Update   Week 18, No. 2, May 12, 2015 By Otto Fajen   MNEA Legislative Director SENATE FORCES VOTE TO PASS “RIGHT-TO-WORK”, BUT NOT PAYCHECK DECEPTION The Senate took the rare step of forcing an end to debate by moving the […]