USE FOR FEATURED IMAGE Chris Koster, Missouri attorney general | Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Labor unions spending big on Koster’s campaign for governor



Attorney General Chris Koster has taken in more than $320,000 in donations this week from labor unions, bringing the total donated by unions to Koster to more than $2 million in the past six months.

Koster, the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee for governor, has enjoyed huge labor support, thanks in part to his vehement opposition to a right-to-work law, which would prohibit requiring an employee to become a union member or to pay dues to a labor organization as a condition of employment.

All four of the Republicans running for the GOP nomination – Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, former Missouri House Speaker Catherine Hanaway, businessman John Brunner and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens – have pledge to sign a right-to-work bill.

Read more: Kansas City Star

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