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Yesterday at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

CONTRIBUTION OF MORE THAN $5,000.00 RECEIVED BY ANY COMMITTEE FROM ANY SINGLE DONOR – TO BE FILED WITHIN 48 HOURS OF RECEIVING THE CONTRIBUTION

C111137 MISSOURIANS FOR EQUAL CREDIT OPPORTUNITY [pdf] 8/19/2011

Missourians For Responsible Government

PO Box 45571

Kansas City, MO 64171

8/19/2011

$200,000.00

[emphasis added]

$200,000.00? For what? From who?

The PAC was established a month ago:

Date Established: 7/18/2011

COMMITTEE: MECID:C111137

MISSOURIANS FOR EQUAL CREDIT OPPORTUNITY

4131 N MULBERRY DR STE 200

KANSAS CITY MO 64116

[emphasis added]

The for what, sort of:

The Payday Industry’s New Front Group(s)

Submitted by Liberty Belle on August 20, 2011 – 6:28am

Yesterday, Missourians for Equal Credit Opportunity filed a lawsuit challenging the initiative petition filed by Missourians for Responsible Lending which seeks to cap the rate on predatory loans. They are challenging the official ballot title approved by the Secretary of State. Both the Secretary of State and State Auditor are listed as defendants in the case….

How ironic. Special interests spending a lot of money to get people to vote against their self interest on behalf of corporations that want to charge interest.