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March 2016 Lobbyist Gift Rankings

The Missouri Ethics Commission just released lobbyist gift data for March 2016. Here are your updated rankings of the House and Senate.

February 2016 Lobbyist Gift Rankings

The Missouri Ethics Commission just released lobbyist gift data for February 2016. Here are your updated rankings of the House and Senate.

We've ranked elected officials by the amount they received personally. The second number represents how much staff and family members received (as reported to the MEC).

About That Filibuster...

A conservative backlash has emerged as a result of the 2015 SCOTUS ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.

Senate Joint Resolution 39, sponsored by Sen. Bob Onder (R-St. Charles), would allow businesses and individuals to refuse providing “wedding-related” services to same sex couples. (nevermind that the Equal Protection Clause in the 14th amendment of the U.S. Constitution applies to everyone, not just straight couples).

How the Humphreys are Buying the Legislature

David Humphreys, President and CEO of TAMKO Building Products, Inc., is the second largest political donor in Missouri.  In recent years, he has pushed his agenda for so-called "right-to-work" and other anti-labor legislation with his political contributions.

Updated: Lobbyist Gifts Ranking (Jan 2015-October 2015)

The Missouri Ethics Commission just released lobbyist gift data for October 2015. Here are your updated rankings of gift takers in the House, Senate, and Statewide, January 2015-October 2015.

We've ranked elected officials by the amount they have taken personally. The second number represents how much staff and family members have taken as reported to the MEC.

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