- January 20, 2016

Study: Powerful Donors Got Favorable Legislation From Texas Officials


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…