No Ethics Reform this Session

After a lot of talk earlier this year about the need for ethics reform, state lawmakers failed to pass any legislation on the topic in the final weeks of the session. The Missouri Catholic Conference does not wine and dine legislators but plenty of lobbying groups do. St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Virginia Young filed a report (Free food fills Missouri Capitol’s hallways as ethics bill dies) that gives a close-up look of the culture of perks and gift-giving enjoyed by many legislators.

 

Posted: May 15, 2015

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