This article originally appeared in the Columbia Tribune.

Clean Missouri, the campaign backing an initiative that seeks to make it harder to hide the source of campaign contributions as it also redefines how legislative districts are drawn, has accepted $618,000 since July 1 from a Texas organization that does not disclose its donors.

The campaign’s large donors include well-known groups with a long involvement in Missouri politics – the National Education Association, which from national and state organizations has given $1 million; other labor unions, which have contributed more than $400,000; and Planned Parenthood-affiliated Political Action Committees, which have given $205,000.

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