Sen. Kurt Schaefer, the bill’s sponsor, says the changes would update and strengthen the so-called Sunshine Law.
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.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration is under fire after the Missouri State Highway Patrol spent nearly $6 million purchasing a new King Air aircraft.
Gov. Jay Nixon and other state officials could soon fly in a new $5.6 million plane purchased by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in a deal that legislators denounced Wednesday as a costly surprise.
Missouri could lose about $125 million in federal funding for various programs and the state’s military-related economy could take a $1 billion hit.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.
Lucas Case, former political director for Sarah Steelman, on the Republican party’s treatment of gays and lesbians within their own party. Missouri State Senator Kurt Schaefer on Missouri budget talks.
Former St. Louis County Councilwoman Barbara Fraser discusses the effort to toughen up the smoking ban laws in the county. Missouri State Senator Kurt Schaefer and Columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News Christine Flowers also join us.
Missouri senators were hearing testimony from the public Tuesday about the budget that will take effect in July.