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GOP Leader: MO Ethics Laws "Weakest in the Country"

Associated Press reports seasoned Jefferson City Rep., Jay Barnes, said Missouri's ethics laws are the "weakest in the country." Because there are currently no limits on campaign spending or lobbyist gifts, it's hard to argue with that. Unfortunately, political science experts doubt major change to money in Missouri politics will come anytime soon. With session starting this Wednesday, it's up to us and our friends to hold legislators accountable if they are unable to do so themselves.