Special interests came through big time for Speaker of the House Ron RIchard during the past three months, according to his disclosure report filed today with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
Nearly half of that amount came from the Humphreys family of TAMKO, which contributed $55,000, $50,000 from David Humphreys and $5,000 from Ethelmae Humphreys, and $70,000 from the Majority Fund.
Richard also received $25,000 from the Southwest Missouri Leadership PAC.
Other large contributors include:
MHA HeatlhPAC, $5,000; Kraft Food Global, $1,000; United Healthcare Services $5,000, United Healthcare Services $1,000; Astellas Pharma, Deerfield, Ill., $1,000; HSBC North America H PAC, $1,000; Centene Management, St. Louis, $1,000; Kenneth Suelthaus, Clayton, $3,000; Michael DeCola, Clayton, $2,500; Kwame Building Group, St. Louis, $1,000; Fred Weber, Inc., Maryland Heights, $4,000; Pyramid Home Health Care Services, Jefferson City, $1,000; Ameristar Casinos, St. Charles and Kansas City, $1,000; Rex and Jeannie Sinquefield, $1,000; Consumer Lending Alliance, Crawfordville, Fla., $5,000' Enterprise Rent-A-Car, St. Louis, $3,000; XCaliber International, Pryor, Olka., $1,500; MGE, Kansas City, $2,500; Environmental Operations, Inc., St. Louis, $4,000; AT&T PAC $10,000; Boehringer, Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, $2,000; Lewis and Clark Regional Fund, St. Charles, $25,000; Missouri Pathfinders $5,000; Craig Taylor, Fenton, $2,500; Geneve-Roth Ventures, Mission, kan.; Phillip Wilcoxon, Freeman Health, Joplin, $1,000; Gary Duncan, Freeman Hospital, $1,200; SWD Operating Company, Joplin; Harry Conrell, Carthae, 45,000