- January 20, 2016

Study: Powerful Donors Got Favorable Legislation From Texas Officials

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Newly released records show that Texas shattered records when it comes to campaign contributions.

Last January, Governor Abbott appointed Robert Albritton to the Texas A&M Board of Regents. Albritton and his wife then gave Abbott’s $250,000 to his campaign.

Dan Patrick received $100,000 from Toyota distributor, Thomas Friedkin. Critics say Toyota helped kill a bill allowing Tesla to be sold in Texas…