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A freshman class of one

Stacey Newman, D-Richmond Heights, center, is sworn in as the lone new House member on Wednesday, the first day of Missouri’s legislative session. Newman replaced Steve Brown, a former attorney and representative who resigned last year over political corruption charges. ...

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Ethical breaches mark legislators in 2009

While lawmakers spent part of the year deliberating pertinent issues, focus shifted in the offseason to legislators' ethical conduct. Two state representatives and one state senator from the St. Louis area resigned in 2009. And a former speaker of the house made news in December when he exiled himself from politics after being charged with felony assault on a woman.

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Smith gets year, Brown probation for obstruction

A federal judge sentenced former state Sen. Jeff Smith to a year and a day in prison and a $50,000 fine and former state Rep. Steve Brown to two years' probation and a $40,000 on charges of obstruction of justice related to a Federal Election Commission investigation into Smith's 2004 congressional campaign.

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Ohlsen sentenced to 30 months on fraud, firearms charges

A man allegedly involved in the Clayton parking garage bombing in 2008 and said to be the link between former state Sen. Jeff Smith and former state Rep. Steve Brown’s campaign ethics violations, was sentenced today on unrelated charges. Milton ...

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Former Rep. Brown is disbarred

The Missouri Supreme Court has disbarred attorney and former state representative Steve Brown. Brown, a Clayton lawyer, pleaded guilty last month to obstruction of a federal election investigation. The Democrat earlier resigned from the state House. Brown submitted a petition ...

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Nominees named for open seats

Democratic committees have named their nominees for special elections in November to fill two House seats in St. Louis city and county. The seats are vacant after Sen. Jeff Smith and Rep. Steve Brown pleaded guilty to obstructing a federal ...

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Brown offers to surrender law license

Former state legislator Steve Brown has now taken steps to give up his law license. Brown, a Clayton lawyer, pleaded guilty last month to obstruction of a federal election investigation. The Democrat earlier resigned from the state House. Friday, the ...

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