Missouri Bill Calls for Reporting of Lobbyist, Lawmaker SexA Missouri bill proposed this week would require lobbyists to report sexual relationships they have with lawmakers or their staff, a change the sponsor says would promote transparency.
St. Louis News Editors Spar Over Police Report Details Included in ArticleWas Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?
Former Mo. Gov. Matt Blunt is Registered LobbyistHe followed his father into politics, and now former Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt has officially followed his step-mother's lead and become a registered lobbyist.
Illinois Politicans Debating New Ammo TaxThe bill would impose a 2 percent sales tax on ammunition and could raise between $800,000 and $1.2 million.
Buying a Vote is Hard to Prove"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."