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Pro-Parson committee fined for taking out-of-state donation

Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City, Missouri
Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City, Missouri(MGN)
Published: Nov. 18, 2021 at 3:43 PM CST
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(AP) - An independent political action committee that supports Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has been fined $2,000 for violating a campaign finance law.

The Missouri Ethics Commission in a consent order this week found Uniting Missouri accepted a $150,000 donation from a federal Republican Attorneys General Association PAC in October 2020.

The Ethics Commission says that violates a law against taking money from out-of-state committees.

The Ethics Commission says Uniting Missouri only has to pay $1,000 of the total $2,000 fine as long as it doesn’t break campaign finance laws again in the next two years.

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