Peaks of the Week: 2/5 – 2/11

  1. Eric Greitens signs Right to Work. On Monday, Missouri became the 28th Right to Work state. Check out the video below to learn why Missouri becoming a Right to Work state is a win for all Missourians! 
  2. Missouri gains 300 new jobs. On Friday, the CEO of AutoAlert informed Governor Greitens the company plans to move its headquarters from California to Kansas City. Right to Work is already paying off! 
  3. Attorney General Josh Hawley says no to federal overreach. On Tuesday, Attorney General Hawley announced he has filed a lawsuit against Obama Administration rules that drastically expand federal power over Missouri farm and ranch land. The rules in question expand the definition of “critical habitat” for endangered and threatened species. Missouri joins 19 other states in the suit.
  4. Treasurer Eric Schmitt sounds the alarm. Missouri may be at risk of losing its triple bond rating, according to Treasurer Eric Schmitt. The state’s largest retirement system is only 64 percent funded, putting Missouri at future financial risk. Watch Schmitt’s interview on Fox 2 to learn more.