Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Enjoying a multi-billion-dollar tax exemption, Texas' biggest natural gas producers invested $1.5 million in Texas' last state election. Toss in contributions by their trade group and gas giants paid $2 million in protection money to the Texas politicians who refuse to seriously discuss repealing this gas-tax loophole in a time of staggering need.

The new Lobby Watch tracks which politicians are coziest with the gas giants.