Eric Burlison

Government
9:47 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Missouri Lawmakers Send 'Paycheck Protection' Bill To Gov. Nixon

The floor of the Missouri House during the legislative session.
Marshall Griffin St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri House has given final passage to legislation that would limit labor unions' ability to deduct dues and fees from the paychecks of public employees.

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Government
9:13 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Missouri House Votes To Repeal Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Law

Missouri Capitol
Marshall Griffin St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri House has passed legislation that would allow motorcyclists to ride without wearing helmets.

House Bill 555 would lift the mandatory helmet requirement for motorcycle drivers and passenger who are at least 21 years of age or older.  It would remain in effect for those under 21.  The sponsor is Republican Rep. Eric Burlison from Springfield, he says the data he’s seen indicates that most motorcycle deaths are from torso injuries, not head trauma.

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Government
8:43 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Bill Would Restore Tax Credits For Food Pantries

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A bill that would revive three benevolent tax credits in Missouri is being considered by a State House committee. 

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