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Today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

C071083 07/14/2012 MISSOURIANS FOR CONSERVATIVE VALUES PAC Better Government for Missouri PO Box 521 Jefferson City MO 65102 7/13/2012 $100,000.00

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And what had they been up to before today?:

C071083: Missourians For Conservative Values Pac

Po Box 8936 Committee Type: Political Action

St Joseph Mo 64508

(816) 935-2312 Established Date: 03/16/2007

  Termination Date:

Information Reported On: 2012 – July Quarterly Report

Beginning Money on Hand $5,086.98

Monetary Receipts + $300.00

Monetary Expenditures – $246.97

Contributions Made – $0.00

Other Disbursements – $0.00

Subtotal     $53.03

Ending Money On Hand   $5,140.01

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Not much.

$100,000.00 is a lot of throwing around money.

Well, look at this, their big bucks contributor is a brand spanking new entity:

Date: 7/14/2012   Filed Documents

Business Name History

Name Name Type

Better Government for Missouri Legal

Non-Profit Corporation – Domestic – Information

Charter Number: N01241681

Status: Good Standing

Entity Creation Date: 7/13/2012

State of Business.: MO

Expiration Date: Perpetual

Last Registration Report Filed Date:

Last Registration Report Filed: 0

Registered Agent

Agent Name: Jeff City Filing, Inc.

Office Address: 222 East Dunklin Suite 102

Jefferson City MO 65101

Mailing Address:

Evidently the general concept of better government in Missouri (for conservatives) doesn’t include transparency as a value.