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The Source: “Phone Banks and Political Payoffs”

June 11th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Last week, a fellow political blog ‘the Missouri Pulse,’ posted a story about one of Jay Nixon’s top advisers, Mary Still, and her attorney husband. After leaving Holden’s administration, Still (pictured left) has served Nixon in a variety of capacities since he ascended to office, most recently as Policy Director for his official office.

Last week’s post revolved around a potential conflict of interest as Still’s husband, Russell Still, and his Nixon-donating law firm, Harlan, Harlan and Still, represent dozens of defendants annually in Social Security disability cases and other workers’ compensation suits filed against the State. As you may guess, Nixon’s office is responsible for none other than the defense of this exact fund. Convenient coincidence or political payoff? Read more…

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