February 25, 2013
In this Jan. 28 file photo, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon shakes hands with lawmakers before delivering the annual State of the State address in Jefferson City. When it comes to money in politics, the sky is the limit in Missouri where ethics laws are the weakest in the nation, according to Nixon. Nixon vowed during his address to push a ballot initiative to reinstate campaign contribution limits if lawmakers won’t do it themselves this year.
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When it comes to money in politics, the sky is the limit in Missouri. Candidates and political committees can take as much cash as they want from contributors.