Happy Thursday. We are still waiting to see how much snow we might get in the Ozarks on Saturday. Today Nick was joined by former Springfield council member Kristi Fulnecky and Lexi Locke from the Springfield Symphony.
Right to Work:
State Senator-Elect Eric Burlison has pre-filed the same right to work legislation that was passed earlier and signed into law by Gov. Greiteins- but then was removed by a vote after a petition from unions got enough signatures collected for a vote.
- Missouri voters said no to ‘right to work.’ Republican lawmaker wants it anyway. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
- Ozarks lawmaker revises Right-to-Work debate in Missouri legislature. (KY3)
- Missouri Senate Bill 63. (Missouri Senate)
Pre-filings has begun in Missouri by our lawmakers for the 2019 legislative session.
City of Springfield:
The City of Springfield has decided to hire two deputy city managers. One has been party of city government in Springfield for some time and one will be moving here.
In the next legislative session, Governor Parson is hoping for a prescription drug monitoring program.
- Parson calls for a ‘long overdue’ statewide prescription drug monitoring program during St. Louis visit. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
California will be the first state that mandates all new homes, starting in 2020, must have solar panels.
- California mandates solar panels for homes built in 2020 and later. (Fox News)
- California officially becomes first in nation mandating solar power for new homes. (OC Register)
Author of the Week:
“An objective analysis of the economics involved show that wind and solar are heavily subsidized.”
This weekend the Symphony is doing a special Christmas performance.
- Christmas at the Movies. (Springfield Symphony)
- Springfield Symphony on Facebook
- Springfield Symphony on Twitter
Vice, the movie about Dick Cheney, walked away with the most nominations- 6. Can you believe this is Christian Bale?