Today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

C131107 08/10/2013 COMMITTEE FOR RESEARCH TREATMENTS AND CURES The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City 1200 Main St Suite 230 Kansas City MO 64105 8/9/2013 $100,000.00

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What’s that all about?:

C131107: Committee For Research Treatments And Cures

4131 North Mulberr Drive Ste 200 Committee Type: Campaign

Kansas City Mo 64116

[….] Established Date: 08/08/2013


Ballot Measures Election Date Subject Support/Oppose

Health Research Tax 11/05/2013 20-Year Half-Cent Sales Tax To Recruit Top Medical Researches To Kansas City Area Hospitals/Jackson County Support

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I don’t think the millionaires and billionaires will oppose this one since they probably like the idea of those cool Obamacare tanning beds in their homes on an exclusive gated Stanford Torus. Besides, it’s sales tax and the little people will pay for it. What’s not to like?