Eight-day health tax campaign finances rolling in

10/28/2013 4:13 PM

10/28/2013 4:13 PM

UPDATE, 4:12: Citizens for Responsible Research, Brad Bradshaw’s

anti-sales-tax group, raised $224,821 through Oct. 24, most of it from him.

He had just $640 in the bank at the end of the period.

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UPDATE, 4:05: The

Committee for Research Treatment and Cures

raised $1,670,855 through Oct. 24. The committee is the main support group for the half-cent tax.

All but $179,425 had been spent by the end of the period.

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The

Committee to Stop a Bad Cure — the anti-health tax group headed by former Star reporter Jim Fitzpatrick

— has raised $8,591 for its campaign through Oct. 24, according to its eight-day-before-election report.

A little less than half — $3,750 — came from Fr.

John Wandless. A web search shows he works for the Urban Ranger Corps

.

Fitz spent some of his campaign funds on an ad or ads with the Kansas City Star, showing his usual good judgment.

More as we get them.

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