texas ethics commission

Court Attack

Mar 31, 2010 By Paul Burka

How the Citizens United decision could spell doom for democracy in Texas.

Is Perry gearing up for an independent expenditure campaign?

Jan 23, 2010 By Paul Burka

The ink was hardly dry on the Supreme Court opinion before the Texas Ethics Commission gave its blessing to independent expenditure advertising: [I]t is our position that corporations are allowed to make all types of direct campaign expenditures (referred to in Citizens United as independent expenditures). A normal person would…