http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Sen. Candidate Wants Ban On All Lobbyist Gifts To State Lawmakers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-sen-candidate-wants-ban-all-lobbyist-gifts-state-lawmakers <p>A Democratic candidate for the<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/"> Missouri Senate </a>is calling for a ban on all gifts from lobbyists to state lawmakers, and accusing his opponent of accepting more gifts and free meals over the past decade than any other Missouri legislator.</p><p><a href="http://www.scottsifton.com/">Scott Sifton</a> (D, Affton)<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2012&amp;district=096">&nbsp;is a member </a>of the<a href="http://house.mo.gov/"> Missouri House </a>and is trying to unseat incumbent<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem01.htm">&nbsp;State Senator</a>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.lembkeforsenate.com/Home.html">Jim Lembke </a>(R, Lemay) in the&nbsp;1st Senate District&nbsp;that covers most of South County.&nbsp; Sifton accuses Lembke of accepting 560 gifts over the past 10 years. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 22:42:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4894 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Sen. Candidate Wants Ban On All Lobbyist Gifts To State Lawmakers