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Aug. 28, 2013MO |  By: Liggett/MDN

Missouri Lobbyists

A report from the Associated Press that Missouri is among states providing government pensions to private lobbyists has led to a call for the practice to stop.

According to Missouri Representative Jay Barnes, allowing employees of private associations access to government pensions is unacceptable and must be stopped.

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Five private education associations have employees covered by the retirement system that covers public school teachers and administrators.