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.
Mavis Thompson Responds to Ethics ComplaintJeffrey Boyd says Thompson's staffers mingled in-house pamphlets with an envelope seeking campaign donations at a ward endorsement meeting.
Kacie Starr Triplett May Face Criminal InvestigationThe former St. Louis Alderwoman admitted to using campaign money to buy stuff for herself.
St. Louis Alderman Asking For Help With College TuitionThis week, longtime politician Freeman Bosley Sr. asked his supports and friends to help him send his daughter to college.
Missouri Ethics Panel Fines Ex-Sen. Wright-Jones $270KThe commission order says Wright-Jones used $14,169 of campaign funds for books, clothing and nearly 50 restaurants and grocery stores.
Former Missouri House Speaker Tilley Registers As LobbyistTilley announced his resignation from the House in mid-August, five months before his term would have ended.
AG Koster's Campaign War Chest Up Another Half a Million Koster, a Democrat, reported that his campaign raised $572,000 during the past three months and had nearly $2.4 million in available cash.
Mo. GOP Governor Candidate Gives Campaign $500,000Republican businessman Dave Spence has chipped in another half-million dollars to his Missouri gubernatorial campaign.
Expanding Missouri's No Call ListThe bill would expand "Missouri's No Call List" to include automated phone calls, cell phones and text message solicitation.
Another Attempt at Ethics ReformHouse Democratic Caucus is pressuring the legislature's Republican leadership to reform ethics laws in Missouri.
Ethics Legislation Still an Issue for MO LawmakersMissouri House Democrats are calling for new ethics legislation.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Ethics Law"Today's ruling leaves a significant hole in Missouri's ethics laws, and the General Assembly must move quickly to get a strong ethics bill on my desk," Governor Jay Nixon, a Democrat, said in a written statement.