Before he contributed $500,000 to Governor Perry in the second half of 2010, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons previously gave Perry another $620,000. This $1.1 million pile of cash is dwarfed by the enormity of what Simmons demands in return. Soon six Perry appointees will vote on Simmons' application to turn Texas into the nation's low-level nuclear waste dump.
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Don't Trash Texas--Unless You Pay Perry $1.1 Million