This bill by Todd SMith Sounds like it was Targeting entities like Texas Association of Business (Sid Miller) Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

This bill by Todd SMith Sounds like it was Targeting entities like Texas Association of Business (Sid Miller)
 


26 June 2009 at 10:46:05 AM
salon

I notice that Todd Smith tried to get some ethics reforms measures pushed through the Texas Lege but failed. The Senate didn't like the bill, but it did remind me of the whole TAB (Texas Association of Business) and Sid Miller debacle.FW Star-Telegram

"Certain interest groups apparently wanted to protect the right to spend unlimited amounts of corporate and union money influencing political campaigns," he says dejectedly.

These special-interest groups, he says, "were running last-minute attack ads against political candidates with undisclosed and unlimited corporate contributions, arguing that the advertising was not political because they didn’t use the magic words, 'Vote for a candidate.’

"The person who is being attacked does not even have the ability to know who is paying for the ads," he says.


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