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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2018 


Lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested on a domestic violence charge. Also on the Thursday rundown: more testimony on the anti-protest bill; plus we will take you to the Dakotas to celebrate American Education Week.

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Public News Service - MO: Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Corporations that have violated the Clean Air Act are vastly outspending environmental groups in political contributions in Missouri, raising questions about their outsized influence on the legislature. The Missouri chapter of the Sierra Club analyzed three companies wi

An investigation led to the resignation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, but watchdog groups want it to continue. (Michigan Works! Association/Flickr)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Although Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigned last month amid a campaign fundraising controversy, the fallout continues and has gained national attention. The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is calling for further investigation

The Rev. Cassandra Gould with the Clean Missouri initiative addresses the media Thursday, presenting the Secretary of State's office with more than 344,000 signature petitions. (Clean Missouri Initiative)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Volunteers in the Clean Missouri Initiative recently submitted nearly 347,000 signatures to the Secretary of State's office - more than double the amount needed to get their issues on a statewide ballot in November. The initiative's goal is to rid the state of corruptio

A grassroots effort to reform big money donors to Missouri political campaigns has been launched. (mo.gov)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Groups concerned about the role of money in politics have launched what they're calling an "Anti-Corruption Tour" of Missouri. Members of Take Back Our Republic, Represent.Us, Clean Missouri, Patriotic Millionaires and MAYDAY America are traveling the state through Satu

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