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Here’s the reality,<br><br>Not only did he support/fund Prop P,<br><br>”Neidorff was given the award, which was selected by a committee of previous winners, for mainly helping the Ferguson area. Yet the one person he has been most successful in helping is himself. Neidorff has been the highest-paid CEO in St. Louis. His current yearly pay package is $22 million. A shareholder’s advocacy group named him one of the most overpaid executives in the country.<br><br>Centene’s billions of dollars of annual revenue comes from managing Medicaid programs across the country. The company paves the way for acquiring contracts with bushel-barrels full of cash. As a 2012 Post-Dispatch story on Centene put it, “To help get those deals, Centene fields an army of lobbyists with a war chest for political and charitable contributions.”<br><br>Last year, Centene contributed $250,000 to the campaign for Proposition P, the half-cent sales tax increase in St. Louis County. The increased sales tax falls hardest on low-income families, including those in Ferguson that Neidorff claims he wants to help. While he wants to raise taxes on the most vulnerable, Neidorff wanted $147 million in tax breaks for Centene’s big development in Clayton.”<br><br>THIS is who the Urban League elevated as its National Chairman.


Here's the reality,Not only did he support/fund Prop P,"Neidorff was given the award, which was selected by a committee of previous winners, for mainly helping Continue Reading