3.30.05

2004 Political Contributions
to the Republican and Democrat
Senate and House Committees

(Does not include contributions to individual candidates)

TOTAL $345,575

Republicans: Total $281,375
-------House Republican Campaign Committee: $176,875
-------Senate Majority Fund: $104,500

Democrats: Total $64,200
-------House Democrat Campaign Committee: $22,500
-------Senate Democrat Campaign Committee: $41,700

(Most of the Missouri casinos are building new hotels or have plans to build new hotels. Is this an indication that the casinos believe the Legislature will remove the Loss Limit this year?)