Now that lawmakers have convened in Austin, private citizens and PACs are no longer able to make political contributions, so the sole financial influence on lawmakers during the legislative session comes from lobbyists. In fact, in session and out, lobbying is by far the biggest source of money in Texas politics — and taxpayers are footing the bill for a lot of it. This look at the City of Houston is the first installment in our series analyzing the top taxpayer-funded entities in Texas.
House of Representatives (R)
$4,804,338Cash on Hand
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|$100,000.00||Border Health PAC|
|$58,584.93||Texas REALTORS PAC (DISSOLVED)|
|$55,000.00||AT&T Inc. Texas Political Action Committee|
|$55,000.00||HOMEPAC of the Texas Assn. of Builders|
|$54,000.00||Texas Apartment Assn. PAC|
|$50,000.00||Charles C Butt|
|$50,000.00||Friends of UT Southwestern Medical Center|
|$50,000.00||James D Pitcock Jr|
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|$34,473.60||Murphy Nasica & Associates|
|$31,000.00||Texas House Republican Caucus PAC|
|$13,879.78||Four Seasons Hotels|
|$11,403.16||AMLI Management Company|
|$10,000.00||House Republican Caucus PAC|
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Top Personal Donations
From reports filed by the recipients of these funds, it appears these transactions originated from personal rather than campaign accounts.
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