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It would be very similar to the dustup between our infamous State Senator Brian Nieves and some conservative clowns calling themselves the Springfield Locke and Smith Foundation. Is this what Facebook is for?  Can I get tickets to a different circus? Notice that Nieves admits he doesn’t write his bill.  Big surprise? “HB436 was written […]

The following appeared as a paid advertisement in last week’s print Missourian.  It’s truly unfortunate that our state senator has so little respect for the people he represents.  Moreover, the taunts are no better than those of a 5-year-old child.  “Nobody likes you”?  Really?   State Senator Brian Nieves (R – Washington) recently responded to […]

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch summarized this week’s legislative session of made-up solutions to made-up problems in Missouri House Wins Triple Crown of Right-Wing Porn. What makes the entire Wednesday night agenda more absurd is that the House actually had something serious to talk about: education reform. But Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, didn’t bother to start […]

Be sure to read the summary of SB464 and even the whole text (the devil is usually in the details): http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/bts_web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&BillID=43   State Senator Brian Nieves District 26 Capitol Building, Room 433 Jefferson City, MO 65101 Contact: Jessica Johnson (573) 751-3678 For Immediate Release: Aug. 29, 2012 Senator Nieves Supports Judge’s Ruling Regarding Revision of […]

Missouri NEA Legislative Update,  Week 13, No. 1, April 2, 2012 By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director ACTION ALERT – SENATE TO DEBATE TENURE REPEAL BILL ON APRIL 3 The Senate will debate SCS/SB 806 (Jane Cunningham) on April 3. The bill eliminates the current tenure law for all teachers, and places all teachers on an […]

A bipartisan group from the Labadie Environmental Organization (LEO) took a trip up to the state capitol this week to lobby our local representatives to support a resolution that would require the groundwater around the Ameren Coal plant to be tested and monitored more effectively. This should be a no-brainer for any state representative or […]

Missouri NEA Legislative Update Week 5, No. 2, January 31, 2012 By Otto Fajen      MNEA Legislative Director ACTION ALERT:  HOUSE COMMITTEE TO HEAR TENURE REPEAL BILL The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee will hear HB 1526 (Scott Dieckhaus) on February 1.  The bill eliminates the current tenure law for new hires, and […]

Missouri NEA Legislative Update Week 5, No. 1, January 30, 2012 By Otto Fajen     MNEA Legislative Director ACTION ALERT: VOTE “NO” ON PAYCHECK DECEPTION ATTACK ON WORKERS The Senate may act on one or more bills attacking labor unions when the members convene for floor debate during this week’s session.  The Senate Small Business […]

So what’s Republican Sen. Brian Nieves so worked up about these days? Is it the fact that two of the counties in his district rank among the unhealthiest in the state? Is it that, of the 114 counties in Missouri, Franklin County is the 5th most polluted and Ameren Missouri’s coal-fired power plant in Labadie […]

Meet The Press MR. GREGORY: You’ve been more pointed when you talk about in favor of Governor Romney. You say he will never embarrass you. Do you think Newt Gingrich will embarrass the party? GOV. CHRISTIE: I think Newt Gingrich has embarrassed the party over time. Whether he’ll do it again in the future, I […]