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Unlimited resources equals unlimited ads, mail, and robocalls.

Today, via the Missouri Ethics Commission, the money for the folks promoting a regressive tax on the ballot continues to flood in:

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Millstone Weber LLC 601 Fountain Lakes Blvd St Charles MO 63301 7/7/2014 $50,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Site Advancement Foundation (SAF) 2705 Dougherty Ferry Road Suite 203 St Louis MO 63122 7/7/2014 $50,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC APAC – Kansas Inc PO Box 23910 Overland Park KS 66283 7/7/2014 $50,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Journagan Construction & Quarries 3003 E Chestnut Expressway Suite #1200 Springfield MO 65802 7/7/2014 $20,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Black & McDonald 6001 E Front St Kansas City MO 64120 7/7/2014 $15,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Koss Construction Company 5830 SW Drury Lane Topeka KS 66604 7/7/2014 $15,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co Inc. 5375 N Deere Road Park City KS 67219 7/7/2014 $25,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Hayes Drilling Inc 15525 S Mahaffie St Olathe KS 66062 7/7/2014 $15,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Industry Advancement Fund Heavy Constructors Association 3101 Broadway Suite 780 Kansas City MO 64111 7/7/2014 $170,000.00

C131133 07/07/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC HR Quadri Contractors LLC 73039 Highway 21 Van Buren MO 63965 7/7/2014 $7,500.00

That’s $417,500.00 in one day. And it ain’t coming from retired folks writing $20.00 checks for the cause.

There appears to be a subset of “Missourians for Safe Transportation” – “Kansas Corporations Who Want to Promote Regressive Taxes in Missouri”. Fancy that.

Previously:

Campaign Finance: bedfellows – part 3 (July 4, 2014)

Campaign Finance: bedfellows – part 2 (July 2, 2014)

Campaign Finance: bedfellows (June 27, 2014)

Campaign Finance: “Your majesty, the special interests are regressive…” (June 27, 2014)

Campaign Finance: Prepare yourself for the ads… (June 24, 2014)

Campaign Finance: the dough keeps rolling in (June 22, 2014)

Campaign Finance: escalation (June 17, 2014)

Campaign Finance: What’s an increase in regressive taxes among friends anyway? (June 10, 2014)

Nix the sales tax: A question of fairness – and progessive identity (June 9, 2014)

Gov. Jay Nixon: “…This tax hike is neither a fair nor fiscally responsible solution…” (June 2, 2014)