Missouri Ethics Commission Finds Greitens Guilty
The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) found reasonable evidence former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens broke laws when filing a campaign finance report.
Yet, for the second time this year, the Cole County prosecutor, to whom the case was referred, has declined to file charges.
The case alleged Greitens had not been truthful on filings to the state regarding a donor list obtained from the charity, the Mission Continues.
Former Democratic Party Chair Roy Temple, who filed the case, stated he hopes a newly elected prosecutor will hear the case before the statute of limitations expires. Mark Richardson, the current Cole County prosecutor, lost his primary bid for re-election. This marks the second time Richardson declined to prosecute the former governor.
Amendment 1 – CLEAN Missouri Gains Endorsement
The League of Women Voters gathered this week in Springfield to endorse the measure.
The ballot initiative proposes to change several things about the way state government is run, by eliminating most lobbyist gifts in the general assembly. Additional issues include: