Monday, January 09, 2006
Nodler campaign war chest passes $100,000
Gary Nodler, R-Joplin is building a massive war chest in his senatorial re-election campaign. Documents filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission Saturday, Jan. 7, show Nodler has $100,765.58 and received $10,750 during the past three months. His campaign spent $4,183.83, according to the documents.
Nearly half of his haul, $5,000, came from the 129th District Republican Legislative Committee, which is allowed to exceed the $600 ceiling applied to other donors.
Those chipping in with $600 apiece included: Carlson Gardner, Inc., Springfield; Missouri Dental PAC, MORESPAC, Jefferson City; Rural Telecommunications PAC, Jefferson City; Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund, Kansas City; and Missouri Vocational Association PAC, Jefferson City. Nodler also received $500 from the Missouri Pharmacy PAC.
Among the items listed on Nodler's expenditures list:
-A $300 donation to Grassroots for Hunter, the campaign committee of Rep. Steve Hunter, R-Joplin.
-$300 donation to Friends of Stevenson, Webb City Republican State Representative Bryan Stevenson's campaign committee
-$1023.29 to Nodler's wife, Joncee, for reimbursement
-$896 to Cards Direct for Christmas cards
-$100 to the Crowder College Foundation
-$165.63 for food and beverage at Mythos in Joplin
-$187.61 to Hewlett Packard, Memphis, Tenn., for printer repair
-$160.58 to the Joplin Globe for a subscription
$228.66 to Barbara Mustoe, Jefferson City, for reimbursement
$206.00 donation to Spiva Center for the Arts