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New contribution limits affect fundraising quarter ending

New contribution limits affect fundraising quarter ending

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Due to newly implemented campaign contribution laws passed during the November election, fundraising efforts for state candidates adapt to adhere to the new parameters that have been set. On April 3, 2017, the fundraising quarter for candidates will cease as local government prepares for the 2018 election process. According to the

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Campaign contribution law bans corporation donations to all candidates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The new implementation of Missouri’s campaign contribution law could potentially present problems for candidates at local levels. The new law passed during the November election by a large margin of Missouri voters places limits and rules on how candidates and committees can accept donations, including how much can be donated. Perhaps

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MOGOV Countdown: Day 3

We’re now just three days from the general election, and both Eric Greitens and Chris Koster continued to make “get-out-the-vote” campaign stops in the Show-Me State on Saturday. Greitens’ campaign turned its sights on Phelps and Laclede Counties Saturday afternoon, making stops in Rolla and Lebanon before heading to Springfield for 4 p.m. rally. He

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MOGOV Countdown: Day 6

One week out from Election Day, and the Missouri gubernatorial race is officially in a dead heat. A new statewide poll by Public Policy Polling shows Koster leading Greitens, 47-44. Meanwhile, a new Missouri Times poll shows the Republican leading by one point, 46-45. The executive director of the Missouri Democratic Party filed a complaint

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MOGOV Countdown: Day 7

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – One week out from Election Day, and the Missouri gubernatorial race is close. A surprisingly small new poll by the Monmouth University Polling Institute shows Eric Greitens and Chris Koster tied at 46 percent each. BREAKING: Missouri DJT 52 HRC 38#MOSen Blunt 47 Kander 46#MOGov Greitens 46 Koster 46https://t.co/tq9WjPnZpY — MonmouthPoll (@MonmouthPoll)

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Lasater receives $250k for Senate campaign

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Republican leaders in Missouri are throwing their support – and money – behind former state representative Brent Lasater via a political action committee targeting the district. Lasater, R-Independence, is seeking the senate seat for District 11 this election, and recent contributions look to propel him into the seat. Those contributions, all donated

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Koster holds lead in August filings over $5,000

With the September here, it’s time for a wrap up from the Missouri Ethics Commission on political contributions over $5,000. Democrat Chris Koster received $140,000 in campaign contributions each over $5,000, outpacing Republican gubernatorial candidates by a wide margin. Former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens raised $55,105 and John Brunner took in $25,005. Missouri law professor and AG

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Republic Services drops $70,000 into 2014

Saint Louis, Mo. — Republic Services, Inc. may be encountering friction with some local communities over the environmental hazards of the Bridgeton and West Lake Landfills, but the waste management company appears to be greasing the wheels of Missouri’s state lawmakers. Since August of this year, the company has dropped $70,000 into the state campaign

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Survey shows support for ethics reform while bills move forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A recent poll released by the Missouri Liberty Project shows an overwhelming support by Missourians for ethics reform related to lobbying. Current law allows unlimited campaign contributions and lobbyists gifts, and no cooling off period before legislators can become lobbyists after their terms expire. In 2013, reports showed one million dollars

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