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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Nixon's right to work veto upheld, local legislators vote to override
Right to work has failed in Missouri this year, as the House of Representatives voted 96-63 to override the veto, falling 13 votes shy of the number needed for the override.
All six Joplin area legislators- Charlie Davis, R-Webb City, Tom Flanigan, R-Carthage, Mike Kelley, R-Lamar, Bill Lant, R-Pineville, Bill Reiboldt, R-Neosho, and Bill White, R-Joplin voted to override Nixon's veto.