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The contributions aim to prevent a union-backed effort to place the best-to-work law Greitens signed in Feb around the 2018 ballot.
The nonprofits aren’t needed to reveal their contributors. When contributions are routed via a nonprofit to some political campaign to cover the donation’s source, it’s known as “dark money.”
Another recent large donation originated from Joplin businessman David Humphreys, Chief executive officer of TAMKO Building Products, Corporation. On Tuesday, he donated $100,000 to Liberty Alliance, based on the Missouri Ethics Commission.
Republican Gov. Eric Greitens’ nonprofit known as A Brand New Missouri Corporation. donated $100,000 to Missourians for Worker Freedom. A Brand New Missouri Corporation. recently gave that PAC $250,000.
The Missouri AFL-CIO, that is circulating petitions to place a referendum around the 2018 ballot, has until August. 28 to submit the needed quantity of signatures to place what the law states on hold.
At concern is a within the wording from the ballot question, where the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District overruled a lesser court decision tossing the language.