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 House Republican Caucus PAC
$99,860Cash on Hand
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|$45,000.00||Cvs Health PAC|
|$40,000.00||BNSF Railway Company RAILPAC|
|$40,000.00||The Chickasaw Nation|
|$25,000.00||Gary Gates Jr|
|$25,000.00||State Farm Agents Political Action Committee|
|$15,000.00||DentaQuest PAC - Tennessee Individual|
|$15,000.00||DentaQuest Political Action Committee Texas (INACTIVE)|
|$12,500.00||Public Blueprint LLC|
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|$100,000.00||John Lujan III|
|$37,500.00||Glenn M Rogers|
|$37,500.00||Phyllip Wayne Stephenson|
On Monday, approximately 58 members of the Texas House of Representatives boarded private planes in Austin and flew to Washington, D.C. to avoid voting on an election integrity bill.
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