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The folks who are opposed to the continuation of the earnings tax on tomorrow’s ballot in Kansas City filed their final 24 Hour Expenditure Report with the Missouri Ethics Commission today:

REPORT SUMMARY

FREEDOM PAC [pdf] 4/4/2011

8. Total All Receipts This Election $476,025.01

10. Expenditures made by cash or check this period $2,600.00

14. Total Expenditures This Election $535,412.54

21. Payments This Period on Prev Reported Expend Incurred (Paid by Cash/Check Only) $10,509.00

27. Money On Hand at the close of this reporting period $19,061.40

34. Total Indebtedness at the Close of This Reporting Period $105,536.00

[emphasis added]

Let’s take a look at those disbursements:

ADDENDUM STATEMENT [pdf]

Debt Payment:

Wilson Research Strageties, LLC — Invoice #123095 reported on

4/2/2011

Amount: 6000.00

Debt Payment:

Advantage, Inc. — Invoice #310401 — Reported on 4/2/2011

Amount: 4509.00

EXPENDITURES AND CONTRIBUTIONS MADE

FREEDOM PAC [pdf] 4/4/2011

B. Itemized Expenditures All Over $100

Cozad Company, LLC

21550 Highway 92

Platte City MO 64079

4/4/2011

Consulting Services

$2,000.00

CRAFT | Media/Digital

706 7th St., SE

Washington DC 20003

4/4/2011

Video Work

$600.00

[emphasis added]

Cozad Company? Via the Missouri Secretary of State:

Name Name Type

COZAD COMPANY, LLC Legal

Limited Liability Company – Domestic – Information

Charter Number: LC0076448

Status: Active

Entity Creation Date: 1/14/2003

State of Business.: MO

Expiration Date: Perpetual

Registered Agent

Agent Name: LINDA H. COZAD

Office Address: 21550 HIGHWAY 92

PLATTE CITY MO 64079

Their purpose?:

….1. To engage in governmental consulting services of all kinds and types….

Ah, lobbyists:

LOBID:L001796 Received Date:2/10/2003

Lobbyist’s Name John C. Cozad Termination Date:

Lobbyist’s Address Cozad Company LLC

Lobbyist’s Address2 21550 Highway 92

Lobbyist’s C/S/Z Platte City, MO 64079

Principal Name/Address/Phone Status Date Added Date Deleted

[….]

KANSAS CITY MISSOURI POLICE DEPARTMENT

1125 LOCUST

KANSAS CITY MO 64106

816-234-5057 D 3/13/2005 12/7/2010

[emphasis added]

Really? You think?

Previously:

Campaign Finance: what’s this? (April 3, 2011)

Campaign Finance: opponent(s) of the Kansas City earnings tax – another 24 hour report (March 31, 2011)

Campaign Finance: throwing bad money after bad – opponent(s) of the Kansas City earnings tax (March 30, 2011)

Kansas City Earnings Tax: ad in support of yes vote on April 5th (March 30, 2011)

That’s a question a lot of people have been asking (March 29, 2011)

Campaign Finance: Freedom PAC’s spending against the earnings tax in Kansas City (March 28, 2011)

Uh, we already knew about that (March 24, 2011)

Campaign Finance: Freedom PAC funded by the usual suspect(s) (March 18, 2011)

Campaign Finance: Who is bankrolling the bankrollers? (March 10, 2011)

Campaign Finance: your Friday big bucks contribution dump (March 4, 2011)

Campaign Finance: opponents of the earnings tax in Kansas City get a lot of help (February 26, 2011)