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Politics
8:26 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Mo. Senate sets aside debate on ethics legislation

Senate floor at the Missouri Capitol
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The Missouri Senate has temporarily set aside debate on ethics legislation that would curb lobbying.

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Politics
8:12 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Mo. lawmakers divided on ethics proposals, process

Missouri Capitol
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Members of a state House panel agree the state needs to update its ethics law but are divided along party lines on how to do it.

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Politics
8:42 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Mo. Senate panel weighs revolving door policy

Missouri Capitol
Credit File / KBIA

A Missouri Senate panel is considering legislation that would make legislators wait two years after leaving office to become lobbyists.

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Politics
7:50 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Kander proposes legislative ethics reforms

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Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has unveiled a wide-ranging ethics proposal he wants lawmakers to take up and pass this year.

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:

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Politics
4:51 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Mo. House Democrats Calls for New Ethics Measure

Missouri House Democrats are calling for new ethics legislation after the state Supreme Court rejected much of the most state's most recent version because of how it was approved.

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Politics
10:07 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Nixon to outline new ethics proposal

Governor Jay Nixon speaking to reporters earlier this month.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

Governor Jay Nixon is calling on Missouri lawmakers to pass new ethics legislation after the state Supreme Court threw out a 2010 ethics law.' That law was tossed out because of the way legislators approved the law. Nixon will outline the element he wants to see in a new law during a news conference today.

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