Tag: amendment 2

Amendment 2 provision barring businesses from contributing to own PACs being challenged in courts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An advisory opinion by the Missouri Ethics Commission concerning campaign donations is being challenged in the courts. The lawsuit, filed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, seeks to reverse the opinion issued by the MEC, blocking businesses from putting money into their own political action committees. Cole County Circuit Court Judge Patricia Joyce heard arguments in the lawsuit on Thursday. “We believe the Missouri Ethics Commission opinion places an […]

Missouri Chamber sues for right to contribute to its own PAC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It hasn’t yet been a year since Missouri voters passed Amendment 2, a campaign contribution reform measure seeking to place restrictions on how money can be donated or maneuvered in the realm of Missouri elections, but it’s already led to a number of legal challenges in the Show-Me State. Now, one more can be added to the list, as the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday filed a lawsuit […]