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Indictment: St. Louis official misspent campaign money

A former St. Louis elected official was indicted Wednesday on a federal mail fraud charge stemming from allegations that he misspent campaign funds. Grand jurors returned the indictment against Larry Arnowitz, 66, one day after resigned as alderman, citing “personal ...

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Ex-Missouri governor’s campaign fined $178K in ethics review

An ethics investigation found “probable cause” that disgraced former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ campaign broke the law by not reporting that it cooperated with a political action committee during his successful 2016 bid for the state’s top office. The Missouri ...

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Ex-Missouri governor’s campaign fined $178K in ethics review

An ethics investigation found “probable cause” that disgraced former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ campaign broke the law by not reporting that it cooperated with a political action committee during his successful 2016 bid for the state’s top office. The Missouri ...

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Missouri donation limits rise for legislative candidates

Candidates running for the Missouri Legislature will be able to accept a few more dollars from their donors. The Missouri Ethics Commission said the campaign contribution limit for state Senate candidates is rising from $2,500 per election to $2,559, and ...

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Full 8th Circuit says unpaid lobbyist needn’t register

The full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Nov. 1 that longtime Jefferson City activist Ron Calzone doesn’t have to register as a lobbyist with the state of Missouri. Though Calzone often speaks on behalf of his alter-ego nonprofit ...

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Former Missouri lawmaker fined $77,500 for ethics violations

A former Missouri lawmaker now running for mayor of Ferguson has been fined $77,500 after a state ethics panel determined he used campaign money on personal expenses. The Missouri Ethics Commission on Tuesday announced the fine for Courtney Curtis, a ...

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Former Missouri lawmaker fined $77,500 for ethics violations

A former Missouri lawmaker now running for mayor of Ferguson has been fined $77,500 after a state ethics panel determined he used campaign money on personal expenses. The Missouri Ethics Commission on Tuesday announced the fine for Courtney Curtis, a ...

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New ethics bill proposed in House

Two Missouri state representatives proposed legislation today aimed at changing disclosure requirements, placing restrictions on “pay to play” legislating and altering the state’s campaign finance system. State Reps. Tim Flook, R-Liberty, and Jason Kander, D-Kansas City, went over the key ...

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