2016 Watch: Freedom Vs Mims

In House 27, Richard Brown challenging Rep. Bonnaye Mims received the endorsement of Freedom Inc.

This 2014 Pitch article indicates that Mims and Freedom have been on the outs for some time.

Pull Quote: The [Hickman Mills School District] board’s policy is to competitively bid any contract exceeding $5,000…. Anderson tells The Pitch that during the 2011–12 school year alone, the year before he became board president, the board awarded $2.3 million in contracts without competitive bids. (The district disputes some of that figure.)

Missouri state Rep. Bonnaye Mims served as board president from 2008 to 2012. Freedom Inc. endorsed Mims, who still serves on the board, in her Statehouse campaign. Mims now appears to be distancing herself from the club. The practice of awarding no-bid contracts continued after Anderson first became board president in 2012…

 

Originally in June 21 MOScout.