ArchiveMatheson Returns PAC MoneyBryan Schott·May 14, 2014· Share Now that he’s not returning for another term in Congress, Rep. Jim Matheson is returning political donations to the tune of more than $130,000. According to Political Money Line, Matheson has returned $131,000 in donations from political action committees. His FEC reports also show individual contribution refunds of $17,381. Matheson reported total contributions of just under $1 million in the first quarter of this year, most of those coming from PAC’s. Matheson ended the quarter with $515,233 cash on hand after beginning the quarter with just over $16,000.