State Auditor Tom Schweich now wants the top job in Missouri.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster no longer will accept campaign contributions from anyone under investigation by his office.
A panel of state lawmakers has been formed to look into allegations involving lobbyist perks and campaign contributions going to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster.
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The Missouri Senate majority leader says the chamber could debate ethics legislation this week that would curb lobbying.
Alderman Scott Ogilvie’s plan would limit single contributions for the mayor, comptroller, and aldermanic president to $10,000 and no more than $3,000 for individual aldermen.
State records show Nixon received $10,000 from St. Louis-based World Wide Technology Inc. on Monday, the same day he proclaimed large political donations were eroding the public’s trust.
St. Louis attorney Ed Griesedieck also indicted over campaign contributions
House Democratic Caucus is pressuring the legislature’s Republican leadership to reform ethics laws in Missouri.
“I spoke with the governor the first day of legislative session and I haven’t heard from him since,” says Sen. President Pro-Tem Rob Mayer.