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Clips Round-Up for 6/3/10
Submitted by Sam Greenberg on Thu, 06/03/2010 - 8:41am.
The Round-Up of Clips from June 3, 2010.
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Campaign Coffers Grow as Health Care Debate Flares
Submitted by Monica Rober on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 2:49pm.
In a recent article, The San Antonio Express-News focuses on the huge amount of cash flowing into congressional campaign warchests from the health care industry, and argues it could sway the health care reform debate.
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How Enterprising
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 2:15pm.
Is the Texas Enterprise Fund just tool to spark economic development or is it a wheel-greaser between elected officials and the business interests that help finance their campaigns? The Houston Chronicle examines one curious exchange of cash for cash.
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Texas-Sized Problem
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Tue, 02/19/2008 - 2:05pm.
Laura Kelley of Rice University is founding a campus chapter of Democracy Matters to push for Clean Elections in the face of a campaign finance system that tilts the balance of power in favor of a wealthy few. She explains her support for full public financing of elections in this opinion piece for the student newspaper, the Rice Thresher (hehe).
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More Mess in Texas
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Tue, 02/12/2008 - 5:31pm.
Trouble brewing in Texas: Texans for Public Justice are asking District Attorney Ronnie Earle to investigate possible campaign finance shenanigans on the part of House Speaker Tom Craddick (R).
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Letter in Abilene
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Thu, 11/15/2007 - 11:27am.
David Weller of Abilene, Texas and the blog All Things Reform has this letter to the editor on Fair Elections Action Week in the Reporter News: "Voting is an intellectual exercise, not a pocketbook one." Full letter after the jump.
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