The latest campaign finance reports reveal that the Texas Democrats who broke quorum collected $491,000 between their July 12 departure and the end of the first special session. Over 25 percent of that money came from out-of-state donors.
Texas Railroad Commission
$533,056Cash on Hand
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|$25,000.00||NGL Water Solutions Permian LLC|
|$10,000.00||Kyle L and Jamie Stallings|
|$5,000.00||D Kirk Edwards|
|$5,000.00||Harry N Pefanis|
|$5,000.00||Marathon Oil Company Political Action Committee of Texas (DISSOLVED)|
|$5,000.00||Texas Energy PAC|
|$2,500.00||Ben M Brigham|
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|$13,500.00||The Herries Group LLC|
|$2,500.00||The American Conservative Union Foundation|
|$1,000.00||Young Conservatives of Texas Foundation|
Our “Money Behind the Committee Chair” series spotlights the Texas lawmakers chairing prominent committees during the 87th Legislative Session, as well as the individual donors and PACs who have supported their campaigns leading up to this session.
You know those iffy charges from your last work trip that you decided not to include on your expense report because they’d probably get flagged by HR? Whether it was that $10 candy from the hotel mini-bar, a round of golf that wasn’t necessarily all business, or new underwear because you forgot to pack any, some expenses are more questionable (or embarrassing) than others.