Today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:
C091081 07/25/2012 MISSOURIANS AGAINST HIGHER UTILITY RATES Missourians for Low Energy Costs PO Box 1521 Jefferson City MO 65102 7/23/2012 $275,000.00
Against higher utility rates or for low energy costs? Decisions, decisions.
And they were doing so well before this latest infusion of cash:
C091081: Missourians Against Higher Utility Rates
Information Reported On: 2012 – July Quarterly Report
Beginning Money on Hand $434.21
Monetary Receipts + $0.00
Monetary Expenditures – $5.00
Contributions Made – $0.00
Other Disbursements – $0.00
Ending Money On Hand $429.21
That’s no typo.
So much for transparency.
Missourians for Low Energy Costs? Where have we seen that name?:
Missourians for Low Energy Costs Legal
Non-Profit Corporation – Domestic – Information
Charter Number: N01243043
Status: Good Standing
Entity Creation Date: 7/19/2012
State of Business.: MO
Expiration Date: Perpetual
Last Registration Report Filed Date:
Last Registration Report Filed: 0
Agent Name: BCRA CO.
Office Address: 221 Bolivar Street, Suite 101
Jefferson City MO 65101
Yep, they’re a brand spanking new 501 (c)(4).
And, according to the paperwork at the Missouri Secretary of State’s office their incorporator is a Connie B. Walsh of St. Louis, Missouri.