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Plans to tear down old Cole County jail and sheriff's house move forward April 16, 2014

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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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Money in politics?

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.

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