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Resource ID: #28549
Subject: Campaign Finance
Source: Texas Tribune
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Date: February-November 2019

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For nearly a year, the Texas Tribune's Shannon Najmabadi and Jay Root have been on the hunt for records detailing the state's spending on Gov. Greg Abbott's 2019 inauguration. From a source, they obtained a program and fundraising solicitation for the celebration. The documents revealed that dozens of influential corporations and individuals; AT&T Corporation; H-E-B grocery; a handful of political appointees had donated thousands of dollars for front-row access during the festivities and, perhaps, beyond.

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