Then the commission added an escape clause: If the Legislature once again repeals contribution limits during its 2008 session, Richard and Icet won't have to refund anything.
Richard, R-Joplin, said he supports repealing the limits again. But when asked whether he had an extra incentive to back the legislation this year, Richard replied that he might abstain from the vote.
"I don't want to have any innuendo that I'm doing it for monetary reasons," Richard said.
None of us would ever think that.