Daily Archives: November 28, 2007

MO House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) rejects future contributions from gambling special interests

Casino Watch recently sent a package to every elected member of the Missouri General Assembly that detailed the financial contributions casinos made in the last election cycle and urged them to sign a pledge to respectfully return all future campaign contributions from any contributor who represents gambling special interests.

We applaud the recent decision of the House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) to no longer accept campaign contributions from gambling special interests. The stance taken by the HRCC is an indication that elected officials understand that voters are concerned with the escalating amount of special interest dollars being poured into campaigns and the negative influence it is having on our state.

Casino Watch is pleased that the HRCC has decided to reject future campaign contributions from gambling special interests and we look forward to their counterparts in the Democratic Party and the Missouri Senate taking a similar stance.