Tim Green

Government Ethics
8:30 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Opinions Differ On When Government Is Working, And When It's Not

The Missouri Capitol Building
Credit Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio

Dysfunction in government is in the eyes of the beholder.

That, in essence, was the upshot of Friday’s Third Annual Ethics Conference at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. 

What some speakers viewed as dysfunction, others saw as evidence of proper government action – or restraint.

Take, for example, the four-person panel of Republican and Democratic state lawmakers, past and present.

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Missouri Lawmaker Term Limits
11:09 am
Thu April 28, 2011

Mo. Senate passes proposal to change term limits

Sen. Tim Green, D-St. Louis' proposal, passed by the Missouri Senate today, would change the state's term limits for lawmakers.
(Missouri Senate Website)

The Missouri Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would alter term limits for state lawmakers.

Currently, House and Senate members can serve no more than eight years in their respective chambers, although they can switch chambers and serve another eight years across the Rotunda.

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