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Resource ID: #23036
Subject: State Government
Source: Express-News (San Antonio, Texas)
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Date: 4/12-4/14

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This series examined the influence of special interests on the Texas Legislature and the lack of oversight by regulators. Linking campaign and lobbyist spending to legislation, the stories showed how lawmakers have favored lobbyists and their pet causes over the public interest, And we discovered that the Texas Ethics Commission has failed to property investigate complaints of violations and allowed questionable practices to continue.

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