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Today at the Missouri Ethics Commission for an entity opposed to organized labor:

C161416 07/17/2017 MISSOURIANS FOR WORKER FREEDOM A New Missouri 6614 Clayton Road #181 Richmond Heights MO 63117 7/17/2017 $250,000.00

[emphasis added]

A New Missouri?

Oh, look:

C161416: Missourians For Worker Freedom
Committee Type: Campaign
7509 Nw Tiffany Springs Parkway Suite 300
Kansas City Mo 64153
Established Date: 12/23/2016
Information Reported On: 2017 – July Quarterly Report
Beginning Money on Hand $0.00
Monetary Receipts + $0.00
Monetary Expenditures – $0.00
Contributions Made – $0.00
Other Disbursements – $0.00
Subtotal $0.00
Ending Money On Hand $0.00

Now they’re flush with cash.

What are they up to?:

Ballot Measure History
Ballot Measures Election Date Subject Support/Oppose
Right To Work 11/06/2018 Initiative Petition 2018-092 Oppose
Right To Work 11/06/2018 Initiative Petition 2018-102 Oppose
Right To Work 11/06/2018 Initiative Petition Banning Right To Work And/Or Government Union Reform Oppose

And who gave them all that money? From March, in the Kansas City Star:

Nonprofit linked to Missouri governor raises new questions about ‘dark money,’ ethics
By Jason Hancock

In the shadow of the Missouri Capitol, just a block from the governor’s mansion, sits the headquarters of a just-started nonprofit called A New Missouri Inc.

Founded by Gov. Eric Greitens’ campaign treasurer and housed in a building linked to one of Missouri’s most prolific political donors, the group’s stated purpose is to “promote ideas, policies and/or legislation to create more jobs, higher pay, safer streets, better schools, and more, for all Missourians.”

But its focus will be advocating for the governor and his agenda, a Greitens adviser said this week. And because it’s a nonprofit, A New Missouri can accept unlimited contributions and won’t be required to disclose who is giving it money….


From $0.00 to $250,000.00 with one contribution – with no way of knowing who actually anted up. “Missourians for worker freedom”? That’s serious fake grassroots.


Gov. Eric Greitens (r) thinks you’re a moron (May 23, 2017)

Mix Eric Greitens, ambition, dark money, free speech, strongman rallies and get a toxic mess (June 10, 2017)