Some think the 2015 Missouri legislative session could be different, with several longtime opponents of ethics reform out of office and legislative leaders voicing support for tackling the issue. But advocates aren’t taking any chances. Two years before the next statewide election, an ethics reform ballot measure has already been filed with the secretary of state’s office — an insurance policy of sorts in case the issue once again languishes in the statehouse.
Some think the 2015 Missouri legislative session could be different, with several longtime opponents of ethics reform out of office and legislative leaders voicing support for tackling the issue. But advocates aren’t taking any chances. Two years before the next statewide election, an ethics reform ballot measure has already been filed with the secretary of state’s office — an insurance policy of sorts in case the issue once again languishes in the statehouse. File photo
Some think the 2015 Missouri legislative session could be different, with several longtime opponents of ethics reform out of office and legislative leaders voicing support for tackling the issue. But advocates aren’t taking any chances. Two years before the next statewide election, an ethics reform ballot measure has already been filed with the secretary of state’s office — an insurance policy of sorts in case the issue once again languishes in the statehouse. File photo

Missouri lawmakers face renewed calls to change loose ethics laws

November 26, 2014 3:35 PM