Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson’s decision to resign from the House of Representatives is disappointing for two reasons.
A Democratic candidate for the Missouri Senate 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.
Scott Sifton (D, Affton) is a member of the Missouri House and is trying to unseat incumbent State Senator Jim Lembke (R, Lemay) in the 1st Senate District that covers most of South County. Sifton accuses Lembke of accepting 560 gifts over the past 10 years.
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