Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Gary Nodler and his wife, Joncee, received $3,252.56 in lobbyists' gifts during 2008, according to Missouri Ethics Commission documents.
Nodler picked up $1,913.27 of that amount, according to a report posted earlier this morning on the Ethics Commission website. Commission filings indicate Mrs. Nodler has received $1,339.29 in gifts.
In the Dec. 31 Turner Report, I detailed gifts the Nodlers received from lobbyist Travis Brown, representing billionaire Rex Sinquefield
Nodler, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and his wife Joncee, received $1,135.98 in meals and lodging from Sinquefield's lobbyist Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, according to the documents. On Nov. 7, each of the Nodlers received $162.13 for meals, with the total increasing to $286.21 apiece for meals the following day.
Nodler received lodging totaling $239.30 on Nov. 7.
The rest of Mrs. Nodler's gifts were detailed in the Nov. 1 Turner Report.