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Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during his inauguration ceremony on the Capitol steps Jan. 9, 2017. (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

House Democrats file bill to require future governors to disclose inaugural donor information

House Democrats file bill to require future governors to disclose inaugural donor information

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The questions surrounding how Gov. Eric Greitens paid for his inauguration celebration remain unanswered, with many wondering if and how much money the Republican governor took from corporations and lobbyists. Greitens campaigned on a promise to clean up corruption in Jefferson City, and despite his calls for transparency among “crooked politicians,” the

Eric Greitens in St. Louis

Greitens donor’s donor still a mystery

In July, the Missouri Times reported the $2 million donation to Republican Eric Greitens from the mysterious SEALs for Truth PAC set a state record for the single largest contribution in Missouri history. After months of waiting, the state finally knows who funded the PAC – sort of. A group called the American Policy Coalition gave $2

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