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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Campaign Contribution, Expenditure Reports In

Campaign contribution and expenditure reports for the period of Jan. 1-June 30 were filed July 15 with the Texas Ethics Commission. Reports for state and district elected officials/candidates are available online at the TEC website.


Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr.
Campaign Treasurer: Paul Cowen
Total Contributions: $84,062.25
Total Expenditures: $94,124.22
Major, notable contributions:
-Border Health PAC; Pharr, Tx.: $25,000
-Texans for Economic Development PAC; Austin, Tx.: $10,000
-Charles C. Butt; San Antonio, Tx.: $5,000
-The Chickasaw Nation; Ada, Ok.: $5,000
-William Reagan Sr.; Austin, Tx.: $5,000
For the full report, click here.


Rep. Eddie Lucio III
Campaign Treasurer: Dr. Ruben M. Torres
Total Contributions: $32,727.83
Total Expenditures: $68,123.93
Major, notable contributions:
-Charles C. Butt; San Antonio, Tx.: $5,000
-Val Peisen, Partner-L&F Distributors, McAllen, Tx.: $2,500
-Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC; Austin, Tx.: $2,500
-AT&T Texas PAC; Austin, Tx.: $2,000
-The Chickasaw Nation; Ada, Ok.: $1,000
For the full report, click here.



Rep. Rene Oliveira
Campaign Treasurer: None listed
Total Contributions: $ 43,687.94
Total Expenditures: $ 75,731.97
Major, notable contributions:
-House Democratic Campaign Committee; Austin, Tx.: $5,000
-Jack Pratt, Lobbyist; Dallas, Tx.: $5,000 (Note: I did not find him on list of registered lobbyists for 2008)
-Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC; Austin, Tx.: $4,000
-Texas Friends of Time Warner; Houston, Tx.: $4,000
-Valley Trucking Company; Brownsville, Tx.: $3,000
-Texas Energy Future Capital Holdings PAC; Austin, Tx.: $2,500
-Charles C. Butt; San Antonio Tx.: $2,500
-The Chickasaw Nation; Ada, Ok.: $1,000
For the full report, click here.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chickasaw Nation????? Can you say casinos????

Sunday, July 20, 2008  
Blogger Kurgan said...

Anony,

When the government began to subsized advanced education for the tribes, they had hoped the Native Americans would go to Med school, engineering, etc..

Quite a few went to law school.

The rest, as they say, is history.

K

Sunday, July 20, 2008  

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