missouri ethics commission http://kbia.org en Nixon fills post on ethics panel, other boards http://kbia.org/post/nixon-fills-post-ethics-panel-other-boards <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has tapped a Springfield attorney to serve on the state Ethics Commission.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:46:49 +0000 Associated Press 49864 at http://kbia.org Nixon fills post on ethics panel, other boards Kander proposes legislative ethics reforms http://kbia.org/post/kander-proposes-legislative-ethics-reforms <p>Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has unveiled a wide-ranging ethics proposal he wants lawmakers to take up and pass this year.</p><p>It includes restoring campaign contribution limits, banning gifts from lobbyists to all state elected officials, and requiring a 3-year waiting period before ex-lawmakers can work as lobbyists. Kander said if adopted, Missouri can go from having the worst ethics system in the country to the best:</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:50:10 +0000 Marshall Griffin 46684 at http://kbia.org Kander proposes legislative ethics reforms Candidates prepare for 2016 statewide elections http://kbia.org/post/candidates-prepare-2016-statewide-elections <div><p>While statewide elections are still three years away, with the exception of auditor whose term ends in 2014, many candidates have already announced their intention to run.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:15:37 +0000 George Varney 44674 at http://kbia.org Candidates prepare for 2016 statewide elections Mo. candidates to file campaign finance reports http://kbia.org/post/mo-candidates-file-campaign-finance-reports <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Candidates are facing a deadline to file reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission detailing fundraising during the past three months.</p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:03:46 +0000 Associated Press 42120 at http://kbia.org Mo. candidates to file campaign finance reports Klahr chosen as director of Mo. Ethics Commission http://kbia.org/post/klahr-chosen-director-mo-ethics-commission <p>A longtime attorney in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration has been chosen as executive director of the Missouri Ethics Commission.</p><p>The commission announced Tuesday that James Klahr will begin serving as director Sept. 13.</p><p>The Missouri Ethics Commission enforces the state's campaign finance and lobbyist laws. Its director is limited to a six-year term.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:14:55 +0000 The Associated Press 39518 at http://kbia.org Klahr chosen as director of Mo. Ethics Commission Governor Nixon asks for ethics reform http://kbia.org/post/governor-nixon-asks-ethics-reform <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Gov. Jay Nixon&nbsp;wants Missouri lawmakers to pass ethics legislation after the state Supreme Court rejected the most recent law because of how it was approved.</span></p><p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 23:16:02 +0000 Associated Press 9053 at http://kbia.org Governor Nixon asks for ethics reform MO Supreme Court throws out ethics rules http://kbia.org/post/mo-supreme-court-throws-out-ethics-rules <p>Wide-ranging ethics rules that were passed by Missouri lawmakers two years ago were tossed out Tuesday by the State Supreme Court. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 22:40:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8809 at http://kbia.org MO Supreme Court throws out ethics rules Nixon's campaign account has $5 million for re-election bid http://kbia.org/post/nixons-campaign-account-has-5-million-re-election-bid <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has more than $5 million in his campaign account as he heads into the 2012 elections. Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:50:02 +0000 Associated Press 7021 at http://kbia.org Nixon's campaign account has $5 million for re-election bid