On December 7, 2017, the Kansas City Star reported Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and his senior staff use the phone-based app Confide, which deletes messages after they have been read, and prevents recipients from saving them.
"Last month, a government watchdog group called on Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson to investigate Mouton for violations of state ethics violations. The organization, Campaign for Accountability, called the fine a slap on the wrist for a 'flagrant violation of state law.'"
"On Thursday, a group called Campaign for Accountability asked Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson to investigate Mouton to see whether he should face criminal prosecution."
Our Executive Director, Daniel Stevens, writes about Republican megadonor David Humphreys' ties to the Missouri state legislature in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch column.
Campaign for Accountability Files Complaint With U.S. Attorney Against Missouri State Sen. Ron Richard
On April 19, 2017, CfA filed a complaint with Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tom Larson requesting an investigation into whether Missouri State Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard violated federal law by accepting a $100,000 campaign contribution in return for legislative assistance.