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.
Personal PAC filed its suit in federal court in Chicago, believes it missed out on tens of thousands of dollars in contributions.
Judge Barbara Crowder denies there’s any link between the contributions made by asbestos law firms and her decisions as the asbestos judge.
What’s behind dramatic drought in Kinder contributions?
“If you can’t take their money, drink their liquor, eat their food and vote against their bills then you don’t belong in this game.”
The gaming industry gave about $812,000 to legislators, Governor Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel since the start of 2010.