The Next Duck Boat Tragedy: How Missouri Legislators Are Trying to Encourage Deadly Corporate Conduct

In July 2018, seventeen people were killed – and many more injured – near Branson, Missouri when two Duck Boats sank in Table Rock Lake near Branson, MO during a thunderstorm.  The company that operates the Ride the Ducks attraction – Ripley Entertainment – had been ignoring safety recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board […]

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Missourians need to be able to hold corporations accountable for their actions

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway has hundreds of miles of track running through Missouri. Throughout the last 100 years, BNSF has raised their track embankment higher and higher without creating additional drainage or addressing potential problems that could arise from the changes.  In 2011, a large flood covered much of Northwest and Central Missouri […]

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