Saturday, October 22, 2005
Richard has more than $55,000 in campaign war chest
State Representative Ron Richard has $55,576.79 in his reelection war chest, according to his campaign committee's quarterly report, filed earlier this month with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
The Joplin Republican reported $5,300 in contributions during the past three months, and spent $1,253.
Three out-of-state companies donated the maximum $300 to the campaign, including Consumer Lending Alliance, Crawfordsville, Fla., Waste Management, Inc., Houston, Texas; and Burlington Northern, Fort Worth, Texas. Three other out-of-state companies, Cash America, Fort Worth, Texas, World Acceptance Corporation PAC, Greenville, S. C., and Brundage Management Company, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, donated $250 apiece.
Others donating to the Richard campaign include:
Missouri Bankers Association Ozark Region PAC, $300; MORES PAC, $300, Missouri Dental PAC, $300; Rural Telecommunications PAC, Jefferson City, $300; Missouri Pharmacy PAC, Jefferson City, $300; Christopher Doering, Chesterfield businessman, $250; Home Building Industry PAC, St. Louis, $300; Missouri Association of Health Plans PAC, Jefferson City, $250; Missouri Soft Drink Association PAC, Jefferson City, $300; Missouri State Troopers Association, Inc. PAC, Jefferson City, $75; The Boeing Company, St. Louis, $200.
Only a small portion of Richard's contributions. $750, came from this area. Those included:
Merit Finance, Joplin, $250; Bradley Reeves, Joplin physician, $200; J. Christopher Banwart, Joplin physician, $300