Tuesday, November 27, 2001

Two dozen top supporters of Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR) poured $4.5 million into state political campaigns in the 2000 election cycle, TPJ's new study reports. TLR’s PAC raised $1.5 million and spent $1.4 million to influence Texas politics in the 2000 cycle, ranking it among the five biggest PACs in Texas for the third straight election cycle. TLR’s top 24 donors independently spent another $3.1 million on Texas candidates and PACs, making them king makers who can determine the outcome of close races.

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