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Principle Purpose Rule

For those of you interested in the ongoing issue of disclosure of campaign contributions by any entity, the Commission adopted “final” changes to its rules on principle purpose that make an entity have to...

House Interim Charges Announced

Download a copy here. Charges of Note: House Committee on General Investigating & Ethics Examine the ethics laws governing public officers and employees in this state and identify areas in which the laws are...

Senate Interim Charges – Ethics

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick has announced interim charges for the State Affairs, Natural Resources and Agriculture, Water and Rural Affairs Committees. Of specific interest to PAAT is the State Affairs charge regarding ethics: Ethics:...

October Dates of Interest

October: Monday, October 5th is the deadline for filing monthly PAC reports. Monday, October 5th is also the due date of the 30th day before the election report for the November 3rd uniform election...

Update: Members Not Seeking Reelection

Senate House Eltife, Kevin(R) S-1 Fraser, Troy(R) S-24 Aycock, Jimmie Don(R) H-54 Crownover, Myra (R) H-64 Farias, Joe(D) H-118 Fletcher, Allen(R) H-130 Harless, Patricia(R) H-126 Hughes, Bryan(R) H-5 Keffer, Jim (R) H-60 Marquez, Marisa...

Interim Charges

Below are letters from the Speaker of the House and Lt. Governor regarding the request of interim charge recommendations. The deadline for the requests is September 4, 2015. Speaker’s Request Lt. Governor’s Request