Monday, March 31, 2003

Texans for Public Justice (TPJ) today filed a complaint with Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, asking his office to investigate apparent Texas Election Code violations by Texans for a Republican Majority (TRM). This political committee associated with Speaker Tom Craddick helped elect Republican House members in 2002.“This complaint outlines the apparent misuse of corporate funds to fill the legislature with big-business, anti-consumer zealots,” said Craig McDonald, director of Texans for Public Justice. “It looks like the Texas Association of Business and TRM worked hand-in-hand to electioneer with illicit corporate funds. We urge the prosecutor to determine if this new Republican majority is in fact an illegal majority.” Read more