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Money & Influence 11.9.2023

ALEC-tioneering: Unmasking Money and Influence in Texas Politics

Democracy dies in darkness. Our report shines light on the biggest actors using their wealth to corrupt Texas politics and shape the agenda of the Texas state legislature in 2023 on issues ranging from; public education, to immigration policy, to holding politicians accountable for unethical and criminal behavior by way of impeachment.

CMD and Common Cause Texas File Complaint Against ALEC and ALEC Legislators for Illegal Campaign Scheme

Complaint to Texas Ethics Commission alleges that ALEC illegally gave sophisticated voter management campaign software linked to the RNC worth $3,000 to its state chairs, Sen. Kelly Hancock and Rep. Tan Parker, ALEC board member Rep. Phil King, and other ALEC members. Similar complaints are being filed with the IRS and in 14 other states.

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