Stanley Herzog, St. Joseph, MO
Herzog is the leader of the St. Joseph-based Herzog Cos. Inc., which includes subsidiaries that specializes in building highways and railroads. The company itself has been active in donating to Republican candidates and political action committees, including tens of thousands of dollars in donations in 2008 to the Republican 6th District Congressional Committee.
More recently, Herzog gave $250,000 to a political action committee to promote former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman's U.S. Senate bid. And he also gave $250,000 to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in his fight to stay in office after he was threatened with a recall.
A representative from Herzog Contracting Inc. did not return a message from the Beacon.
- $1,000,000 to Restore Our Future, a Super PAC aimed at helping GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
- $200,000 to Sen. Brad Lager’s campaigns.
- $60,000 to state Auditor Tom Schweich’s campaign.
- $28,500 to the Republican National Committee.
Total contributions: $2,091,975
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