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Yesterday, via the Missouri Ethics Commission, there’s even more money for the folks promoting a regressive tax on the ballot:

C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Western MO & KS Laborers District Council 8500 Ward Parkway Suite 300 Kansas City MO 64114 7/8/2014 $100,000.00

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C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Missouri Automobile Dealers Association PO Box 1158 Jefferson City MO 65102 7/8/2014 $10,000.00

C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Civic Progress Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce PO Box 776 Jefferson City MO 65102 7/8/2014 $10,000.00

C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Opies Transport Inc. PO Box 89 Eldon MO 65026 7/9/2014 $8,000.00

C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC MO Truck PAC PO Box 89 Eldon MO 65026 7/9/2014 $27,500.00

C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Fred Weber Inc. 2320 Creve Coeur Mill Road Maryland Heights MO 63043 7/9/2014 $25,000.00

C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Trailiner Corp PO Box 5270 Springfield MO 65801 7/9/2014 $25,000.00

C131133 07/09/2014 MISSOURIANS FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION & NEW JOBS INC Rudolph Farber 100 North Wood St Neosho MO 64850 Community Bank & Trust Chairman 7/9/2014 $10,000.00

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The political consultant industrial complex and advertising sales people must be ecstatic…

Previously:

Campaign Finance: there is no end (July 7, 2014)

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)