NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Restore Our Future, the super PAC that supports Mitt Romney, keeps rolling in the cash thanks to the help of some high-powered business leaders. The super PAC received some $6.6 million in January, according to the latest Federal Election Commission filing, as well-known public figures littered the list.
Notable donors included Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ) CEO, at $100,000; J.W. Marriott, Marriott International's ( MAR) chief executive, at $250,000; and Richard Marriott, Marriott's chairman, at $250,000. Other notable January donors to the super PAC that backs Romney include Harold Clark Simmons, chairman of holding company Valhi ( VHI), at $100,000; and Gregory Maffei, Liberty Media's ( LMCA) ( LMCB) CEO, at $100,000. Three individuals gave $500,000 to Restore Our Future: Joseph Craft, who is CEO of Alliance Coal, subsidiary of Alliance Resource Partners ( ARLP); Bruce Kovner of hedge fund Caxton Alternative Management; and David Lisonbee, 4Life Research chief executive. Restore Our Future spent $13.9 million in January and reported that it had $16.3 million in cash on hand at the end of the period. -- Written by Joe Deaux in New York. >Contact by Email. >Follow Joe Deaux on Twitter. Subscribe on Facebook.