Two Illinois Senators Push For Ethics LegislationTwo downstate Illinois senators are unveiling legislation that bans agency directors from campaigning for political candidates.
Nixon Focuses on Ethics in Final State of the State SpeechNixon cited big checks to candidates from donors and lobbyist gifts as giving the perception of undue influence on public officials.
Nixon Calls for Ethics Law Changes After Two Lawmakers ResignMissouri's Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that state ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.
Attorney General, House Republican Lay Out Steps to Change Missouri's Ethics LawsA hearing that was originally going to focus on allegations of wrongdoing against Attorney General Chris Koster quickly became a discussion on how lawmakers should tighten the state's ethics laws.
Another Attempt at Ethics ReformHouse Democratic Caucus is pressuring the legislature's Republican leadership to reform ethics laws in Missouri.

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