"We in America do not have a government by the majority, we have a government by the majority who participate."
What is the PT-PAC of MO?
PT-PAC of MO (Physical Therapy Political Action Committee of Missouri) is your political action committee. It raises funds for, and provides financial assistance to, Missouri public officials who actively support the PT profession. When you donate to the PT-PAC of MO you are helping your profession to be visible in the legislative and political process. Your investment helps give the PT profession a voice in helping elect lawmakers who pass laws and regulations that affect PTs and PTAs EVERY DAY.
What are the objectives of the PT-PAC of MO?
The objectives of the PAC are to promote the profession and to support candidates running for the Missouri State House and Senate that are sensitive to the issues that affect your profession. A vibrant and strong PAC will help the profession counter the political influences of insurers and other health care professionals who want to control the practice of Physical Therapy.
What does the PT-PAC of MO do for me?
By contributing to the PT-PAC of MO, you can have increased ability to contact your local legislators; increased ability to be perceived as a local health care leader; increased opportunity to affect a legislator's image of your facility and physical therapy services and increased success in shaping health care policy in Missouri.
The PT-PAC of MO supports our legislators who risk their future to support physical therapists and our goal to secure a future that assures the public access to professionally autonomous physical therapist services. Donations to PT-PAC of MO will be used for campaign and lobbying expenses.
Where does the PT-PAC of MO receive its funds from?
The PT-PAC of MO receives funds from:
*Voluntary contributions added on to your APTA/IPTA dues. You can donate to the PT-PAC of Missouri when you renew your association dues.
*Direct contributions from individuals and practices/facilities. Individual members, non-members and consumers who wish to support the mission and purpose of the PT-PAC of Missouri can make a contribution by sending a check or money order to PT-PAC of MO, 205 E. Capitol Ave., Ste. 100, Jefferson City, MO 65101 or by donating online here.
Can I make an anonymous PT-PAC of MO contributions?
No. We are required to be reported to the State Board of Elections and this information is publicly available. Anonymous donations can be made to the MPTA Vision 2020 Fund.
Are contributions tax deductible?
Contributions made to political campaigns and political action committees are NOT tax deductible and are reported to the Board of Elections.
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