Missouri Archives - Page 5 of 13 - State and Federal Communications

September 18, 2018  •  

Missouri Special Session Adjourns

The Missouri Legislature adjourned on September 14 after finalizing two bills that were vetoed by Gov. Mike Parson in July. The first bill expands the definition of treatment courts as a substitute for imprisonment, and the second creates an online-based […]

Continue Reading

A redistricting proposal and ethics reform ballot initiative titled Clean Missouri expected to be on November’s ballot is now at risk of being withdrawn. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green ordered Sec. of State Jay Ashcroft to rescind the certification […]

Continue Reading

September 4, 2018  •  

Special Session Set for Missouri

Gov. Michael Parson has called a special session to begin on September 10, 2018. The special session will focus on an education initiative and expanding treatment courts in Missouri. The special session will run concurrently with the veto session, set […]

Continue Reading

A lawsuit has been filed to remove a referendum from the Missouri ballot. On August 2, Sec. of State Jay Ashcroft certified an ethics initiative for the November general election ballot. The proposal would limit legislative gifts from lobbyists, reduce […]

Continue Reading

An ethics proposal in Kansas City to limit gifts from lobbyists to $5, restrict taxpayer-funded City Council travel, and extend the revolving door provision was defeated on July 26. The proposal failed 7-4, even after a bill substitute increased the […]

Continue Reading

Missouri Ethics Commission Director James Klahr is leaving his post to become deputy director of the Veterans Commission. After four years as executive director, Klahr’s last day at the Ethics Commission is July 5. State law allows the director to […]

Continue Reading

The Missouri House of Representatives announced the resignation of Republican Rep. Shawn Rhoads. The resignation was effective Monday afternoon. Rhoads, who served on the special committee investigating former Gov. Eric Greitens, did not cite a reason for his resignation. Greitens […]

Continue Reading

We know you don’t always have time to read news from all around the country, so here it is in this week’s 2 minute News You Can Use Video Digest!  

Continue Reading

An organization named Clean Missouri submitted to the secretary of state nearly 350,000 signatures in support of an initiative for the November ballot. If passed by voters, the initiative would ban lobbyist gifts to state lawmakers and lower campaign contribution […]

Continue Reading

Missouri lawmakers will convene a special legislative session on the evening of May 18 following adjournment of the regular legislative session. Legislators called the special session to consider impeaching Gov. Eric Greitens. Greitens is refusing to step down despite accusations […]

Continue Reading

Missouri lawmakers are considering a bill to increase transparency in the state procurement process. Senate Bill 1060 would require individuals, corporations, associations, and other business entities entering into certain state contracts to disclose political contributions of $500 or more made […]

Continue Reading

February 26, 2018  •  

Missouri Governor Indicted

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the cover-up of an extramarital affair. Although he admits to having the affair, Greitens denies any criminal action and plans to remain in office. […]

Continue Reading

The Missouri Senate made changes to the lobbyist gift ban passed by the House last month. The bill must pass the Senate before returning to the House for debate. The original version banned most gifts from lobbyists, while the Senate’s […]

Continue Reading

The Missouri House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to pass restrictions on lobbyist gifts on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The proposal would ban lobbyist expenditures on individuals, with the exception of customary gifts such as flowers and other plants, and events […]

Continue Reading

State and Federal Communications, Inc. provides research and consulting services for government relations professionals on lobbying laws, procurement lobbying laws, political contribution laws in the United States and Canada. Learn more by visiting stateandfed.com.

Sort by Month

1 3 4 5 6 7 13