Financial advisers will be lobbying Congress this week on 401(k) plans for employees of small businesses.
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.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is called out in a New York Times article saying he called off an investigation into 5-Hour Energy after receiving gifts from lobbyists.
Secretary of State Jason Kander had an interesting observation when he announced his proposal to restrict special interest money in government and politics. “It’s easy for politicians to vilify lobbyists,” he said.
Missouri and Illinois among twenty states where that has happened.
State lawmakers in Illinois & New Jersey may seek to end process.
House Democratic Caucus is pressuring the legislature’s Republican leadership to reform ethics laws in Missouri.
Lobbyists spent about $13,500 taking elected officials and their family members to World Series and playoff games.