Tim Jones at the Becky Thatcher Restaurant Thursday.

(HANNIBAL)—A statewide tour by Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones visits Palmyra and Hannibal. Republican Tim Jones of Eureka says recent passage of right to work legislation in Michigan has people in Missouri talking, though Jones says having a democrat in the governor's mansion would make it challenging to pass such legislation.

Economic development, a strong energy policy for an energy independent future and education are three major points Jones says he wants to address during the upcoming session.

Speaker of the House Tim Jones

Jones says people in Missouri are talking about right to work legislation:

Tim Jones says having a democrat in the governor's mansion would be an obstacle to passing right to work legislation: