Wednesday, July 15, 2009

House Speaker Richard has $118,000+ in account

The most powerful man in the state of Missouri, Speaker of the House Ron Richard, R-Joplin, had $118,873.12 in his campaign announce at the end of the last reporting period, according to documents filed moments ago with the Missouri Ethics Commission.

Richard received $83,178 in contributions and spent $13,477.43, according to the documents.

Top contributors to Richard included:

Centene Management Company, St. Louis, $1,000
Glen and Randy Brown, Diamond, $1,100
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Kansas City, $2,500
Liberty Mutual, Dover, N. H. $2,500
Missouri Insurance Coalition PAC, $3,000
FEAPAC of Missouri, Overland Park, Kan. $2,000
Penn National Gaming, Wyoming, PA $1,500
Karl Glassman, Carthage, Leggett & Platt, $1,000
Rudy Farber, Neosho, $1,000
David Humphreys, Joplin, $5,000
Anheuser-Busch, $2,000
Bobby Thompson, Tampa, Fla. $2,000
Eli Lilly Corporate Center, Indianaplis, Ind. $1,000
Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, $1,000
Realtors PAC of Missouri, Columbia, $2,000
MGE Employees PAC, Kansas City, $1,000
Paric Corporation, O'Fallon, $1,000
MeEagle Pool Account, Boardwalk Springs, Fla. $1,000
Missouri Council of School Administrators, Jefferson City, $1,000
Leggett & Platt, Carthage, $5,000
American Family Insurance PAC, St. Joseph, $1,000
Missouri Bankers Association, $2,600 ($325 apiece from eight regional PACS
Crossland Construction Company, Columbus, Kan. $1,000
Missouri Independent Bankers, Liberty, $2,000
Right Choice Managed Care, Cincinnati, $5,000
Jerry Wells, Joplin, $1,000
Roper Pontiac, Joplin, $2,000
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, $1,000
Long Term Care Leadership, Jefferson City, $1,000
Gary and Suzanne Duncan, Joplin, $1,500

One fun item from Richard's expenditures. On April 2, he paid John Hancock & Associates $1,000 for speech writing.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

wow. I wonder why the insurance industry does so well in Missouri.