Rep. Caleb Rowden, a Columbia Republican sponsoring the Missouri legislation, said the goal of the bill is to thwart possible corruption. But improving the public’s perception of the Capitol, especially in light of last year’s scandals, must also be a priority. “We’re fighting a (public relations) battle as well,” he said. “And I think we have to.”
Rep. Caleb Rowden, a Columbia Republican sponsoring the Missouri legislation, said the goal of the bill is to thwart possible corruption. But improving the public’s perception of the Capitol, especially in light of last year’s scandals, must also be a priority. “We’re fighting a (public relations) battle as well,” he said. “And I think we have to.” Tim Bommel Missouri House Communications
Rep. Caleb Rowden, a Columbia Republican sponsoring the Missouri legislation, said the goal of the bill is to thwart possible corruption. But improving the public’s perception of the Capitol, especially in light of last year’s scandals, must also be a priority. “We’re fighting a (public relations) battle as well,” he said. “And I think we have to.” Tim Bommel Missouri House Communications