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Texas Special Interest Groups - The Voter's Self Defense System ...

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... performance evaluations from all special interest groups (SIGs) who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. ... N/A, 2014, Texas State Teachers Association  ...

Texas Politics - Interest Groups - Liberal Arts Instructional ...

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Introduction: Interest Groups and Representation in Texas ... Groups compete on a more or less level playing field created by the national and state constitutions ...

Business interest groups dominate contributions to Texas comptroller

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Jan 16, 2015 ... Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar announces an overwhelmingly ... 31 came from political action committees and business interest groups, ...

Top Interest Groups Giving to Members of Congress, 2016 Cycle ...

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The first list shows the overall 50 biggest interest groups. The other two highlight the ... 1, Retired, $62,936,432, 27%, 73%, Ted Cruz (R-Texas). 2, Lawyers/Law ...

The most powerful group in Texas politics has Wentworth in its si ...

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Dec 7, 2011 ... She is a former state representative with deep ties to the oil and gas ... most powerful interest group in Texas politics, in large part because of ...

The Private Sector's Influence on the Public Interests of Texas ...

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Jan 14, 2013 ... In 2012, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group gave Texas an “A” grade for ... nearly 3,000 industry and interest groups spent a cool $345 million ... That's what the state constitution intends, that's how it's always been, and ...

Interest Groups in Texas - The Weaker Party

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Interest Groups in Texas. GOVT 2306. In this section we continue our look at political organizations in the state. Previously we looked at political parties. Now we ...

Texas Politics: Governing the Lone Star State - Students - Routledge

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Chapter Summary. Interest groups and their lobbyists are an integral part of American and Texan political life. The U.S. and Texas constitutions explicitly assure ...

LOBBYING IN TEXAS: A Guide to the Texas Law

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Sep 15, 2015 ... The lobby law applies only to communications to state officers and employees. ..... from a political contribution, from interest received from a political ... (other than mass media expenditures) attributable to the following groups:.

Which interest group is the most powerful in Texas? | Reference.com

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Comprised of all parties, the group was established in 1994 and is the state's ... How often do voters elect the secretary of state of Texas? A: ... Interest Groups List · Types of Interest Groups · Public Interest Group · Role of Interest Groups in ...

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Texas Politics - Interest Groups - Liberal Arts Instructional ...

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Interest groups serve as links between the state and national political systems. Some of these ...

Chapter 6: Interest Groups, Lobbying, and Lobbyists | Governing ...

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Texas has long been a state where strong interest groups prevailed (e.g., the Grange in the late 1800s, the oil industry throughout the early part of the 1900s, ...

In Education Reform Debate, One Group Stands Out | The Texas ...

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May 12, 2013 ... Raise Your Hand Texas has been a key player this session, ... as one of the special interest groups that have obstructed progress in the state's ...