On the Trail: Taking the temperature of the legislature on paid parental leave

With MissouriGov. Eric Greitens issuing an executive order extending parental leave to some state employees, the question naturally arises: What’s next? While important to the thousands of state employees it affects, the Republican governor’s executive order is not comprehensive. It provides paid time off for people who give birth or adopt a child, but only applies to “executive” state agencies run by gubernatorial appointees. It doesn’t affect or every state employee — or private sector workers .

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U.S. Restricts Electronic Devices On Flights From 8 Muslim Countries

Airline passengers coming to the U.S. on direct flights from eight majority-Muslim nations must now place most electronic devices, including laptops, tablets and cameras, in checked baggage under stepped-up security measures, Trump administration officials said. Passengers can still carry smartphones into the plane's cabin, but nothing larger, the officials added. The measures took effect Tuesday morning and cover about 50 incoming flights a day from the eight countries — Jordan, Egypt,...

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Government Workers

SMS and You News Update 06/12/01

Jun 11, 2001

On this edition of SMS AND YOU, Don Hendricks talks with Stephanie Orman, Associate Director of the Center For Dispute Resolution.

Recreation Opportunities in Springfield

SMS and You News Update 06/05/01

Jun 4, 2001

Steve Robinette is the Director of Acedemic Outreach at SMSU, and on this edition of SMS and You, Robinette talks about his recent visit to Dalian China where SMS has established a branch campus at Liaoning Teachers University.

rountree News Update 06/01/01

May 31, 2001

This is the latest news update from the Rountree School.

End of the Legislative Session

SMS and You News Update 05/29/01

May 28, 2001

Ozarks Public Health Institute Director Dalen Duitsman discusses the role the Institute will play in addressing public health issues.

Red Light Running

SMS and You News Update 05/22/01

May 21, 2001

SMSU Biology Professor John Havel talks about on-going research at the Bull Shoals Field Station in Taney County

SMS and You News Update 05/15/01

May 14, 2001

On this edition of SMS and You, Mary Ann Claypool talks about intersession courses available at SMSU.

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