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Griffin Indictment Specifics

1992 Motor Fuel Tax Bill

  1. Griffin direct contruction industry groups to hire Simmons as consultant
  2. Simmons accepts $264,000 in contracts for construction industry groups
  3. Motor Ful Tax Bill passes Missouri General Assembly
  4. Simmons pays Griffin $10,000 for steering business to her, passing bill

Health Midwest Contract/CMC Landfill Proposal

  1. Moore contracts with Health Midwest Inc., to aid in buying NKC Hospital
  2. Moore hires Simmons to aid Health Midwest in NKC Hospital acquisition
  3. Simmons lets Moore keep her $91,000 in compensation from Health Midwest
  4. Simmons' $91,000 becomes bribe to Commissioner Moore on landfull issue

Removal of Rep. Skaggs from Certificate of Need Committee

  1. Simmons and Moore discuss having Griffin remove Skaggs from committee
  2. Griffin, Simmons, Fisher, Hurst and Moore meet, discuss Skaggs' removal
  3. Griffin replaces Skaggs on committee; Simmons pays Griffin $10,000

1993 Highway Bond Bill

  1. Griffin directs construction industry groups to hire Simmons as consultant
  2. Simmons accepts $90,000 contract to represent construction industry groups
  3. At Griffin's request, Simmons hires Griffin's son as lobbyist for $5,000
  4. Highway Bond bill passes Missouri General Assembly

1994 Health Care Reform Bill

  1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of KC execs meet with Griffin over reform concerns
  2. Griffin recommends BCBS execs hire Moore to consult on proposed legislation
  3. BCBS execs meet with Simmons and Fisher, agree to hire Simmons to consult
  4. Simmons pays Griffin $20,000 for influence on legislation
  5. Griffin meets BCBS execs at Simmons' home, discusses proposed legislation
  6. Griffin intoduces bill; Simmons pays Griffin another $21,000 for influence
  7. Griffin's health care bill defeated; Simmons collects $102,000 from BCBS

Also see Griffin Indictment Defendants Infobox

Source: U.S. Attorney General of Kansas City