Employment

Audio: Proposal approved by Missouri Senate would largely scrap merit system for state workers

A bill passed by the Missouri Senate would largely discard the state’s merit system of employment for state workers, meaning they could be fired at any time. The measure was sponsored by Republican Senator Mike Kehoe of Jefferson City, who has roughly 14,000 state workers in his district. He says the top complaint he hears […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Poll shows more people than not disapprove of Greitens and think he should resign

A new poll shows a plurality of Missouri voters disapprove of Republican Governor Eric Greitens’ job performance while a similar percentage thinks he should resign.     47% of those responding to a Mason-Dixon poll disapprove of the job Greitens is doing while only 41% approve and 12% are unsure. The governor’s approval numbers track […]