Bill Aims to Restore Protections for Whistleblowers in Missouri. Exposing Misconduct.

Bill Aims to Restore Protections for Whistleblowers in Missouri

December 11, 2017

A proposal in the Missouri legislature would codify new protections for whistleblowers in the public sector — restoring, and in some cases, improving upon the provisions stripped out by lawmakers in Jefferson City last summer.

State Senator Jill Schupp (D-St. Louis County), the sponsor of Senate Bill 786, says she’s aiming for bipartisan support.

“You can’t run a transparent government that works for the people unless you protect those blowing the whistle,” she says. “To take that away is just unconscionable. I’m hopeful that there will be a passion to get this passed.”

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