On August 3, 2006, U.S. Term Limits, a tax-exempt advocacy group in New York City, gave $50,000 to a Missouri organization that was seeking to get two initiatives on the state’s ballot this November 7.
- $500,000 from Robert Wilson, a philanthropist in New York City who made a $25 million gift in 2004 to the New York Public Library.
- $120,000 from Jackson T. Stephens, Jr., the chairman of Exoxemis, Inc., a biopharmaceutical research and development company in Little Rock, Arkansas. Along with Rich, Stephens is one of the four directors of the Club for Growth, which advocates free-market economic policies.
- $50,000 from Joseph Stillwell, an investment manager in New York City.
- $50,000 from Virginia Manheimer, a philanthropist in Lambertville, New Jersey, who is a member of the Club for Growth’s leadership council.
- $30,000 from Excited States, LLC, a biotech company in Little Rock, Arkansas. The firm’s chairman is Jackson T. Stephens, Jr. (see above).
- $25,000 from John Whitehead, a former co-chairman of the investment banking firm Goldman, Sachs & Company in New York City, deputy secretary of state during Ronald Reagan’s presidency, and the chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. (Whitehead has also been a donor to the Center for Public Integrity.)
- $25,000 from Paul Farago, a chiropractor and term-limits advocate in Portland, Oregon.
- $25,000 from Peter Farago, a retired businessman and philanthropist who lives in Little Compton, Rhode Island. He is the father of Paul Farago (see above).
- $25,000 from Warren A. Stephens, the chairman and chief executive officer of Stephens, Inc., an investment banking firm in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is the brother of Jackson T. Stephens, Jr. (see above).
- At least six other donors made contributions ranging from $5,000 to $13,000.
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