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

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Texas Special Interest Groups. Project .... N/A, 2014, Texas Hospital Association Political Action Committee ... 2007, N/A, Texas Public Interest Research Group ...

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

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The pluralist vision of politics is an ideal vision of interest group politics and political institutions. In practice in both the United States and in Texas interest groups ...

Business interest groups dominate contributions to Texas comptroller

trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/2015/01/special-interest-groups-dominate-contributions-to-texas-comptroller.html/

Jan 16, 2015 ... 31 came from political action committees and business interest groups, including individuals or organizations who have had business before ...

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

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Mar 9, 2015 ... OpenSecrets.org - Center for Responsive Politics. Politicians & Elections ... The first list shows the overall 50 biggest interest groups. The other two ... 38, Agricultural Svcs, $4,597,568, 23%, 77%, Mike Conaway (R-Texas).

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 ...

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 ...

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

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Dec 7, 2011 ... TLR, as it is known around the Capitol, is arguably the most powerful interest group in Texas politics, in large part because of the massive ...

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

www.texastribune.org/2013/05/12/fight-education-reform-one-group-wields-power/

May 12, 2013 ... “It took me six to eight weeks to realize that most of the other interest ... Though the group does not make contributions, Butt is a top political ...

Special interests donate $13.4 million after Texas elections ...

www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Special-interests-donate-13-4-million-after-1693501.php

Jan 24, 2011 ... Special interests donate millions after election. More than $13.4 million hits coffers of winners as groups strive for access. R.G. RATCLIFFE and ...

Govt 2306 ch_6 - presentations

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Jun 17, 2012 ... Texas Government (GOVT 2306) -- Interest Groups. ... An interest Interest Groups in the Political Process Political Parties and Interest Groups ...

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

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Interest groups play a critical role in all democratic systems of government. Yet, the basic definition of an interest group – a group of individuals organized to ...

Chapter 9: Interest Groups | American Politics Today, Third Texas ...

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Interest groups are organizations of people who share common political interests and aim to influence public policy by electioneering and lobbying. Lobbying ...

Who Are Texas' Top Lobbyists and Top Political Contributors?

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Jun 10, 2013 ... TPJ has posted lists of 2013's top lobbyists, top lobby clients and lobby spending totals by various interest groups. The top 150 sources of ...