Monday, April 27, 2009

A record number of political action committees (PACs) spent almost
$120 million in Texas' two-year 2008 election cycle, a 21 percent increase over the preceding cycle. This jump is remarkable for a non-gubernatorial election year. Ideological PACs led the expansion, pouring money into close races that affected the partisan make-up of the Texas House.

Read the media release and the full report.