Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Donors Tied to Water PAC Gave Governor $7 Million Since 2009.

Lobby Watch analyzes the $2.1 million Texas Water PAC, which is urging voters to embrace Prop. 6. Most of the money came either from thirsty energy interests or from a construction industry hungry for dam contracts. Donors affiliated with companies funding Texas Water PAC gave Perry $6.8 million since 2009.

When Texas lawmakers proposed Tuesday's constitutional amendment to invest $2 billion in water projects, they fired the board that would oversee that money. Rick Perry has since appointed three loyalists to control all that cash.

Read details in the new Lobby Watch.