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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, 2016, Texas Hospital Association Political Action Committee ... 2007, N/A, Texas Public Interest Research Group ...

Texas Politics - Interest Groups - LAITS

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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 ...

Texas Politics - Interest Groups - LAITS

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Lobbying involves efforts to make direct, private, face-to-face contact with public officials to explain your position on political and social issues in order to shape ...

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 ...

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

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Find out who oil and gas industry's favorite political candidate is or how much have ... Here's a list of the top interest groups contributing to members of the 113th Congress during the ... 1, Retired, $85,331,391, 27%, 73%, Ted Cruz (R- Texas).

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 ...

Business interest groups dominate contributions to Texas comptroller

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

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

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... Reform is the most powerful interest group in Texas according to statesman. com. ... is the amount of money it raises and spends on political campaign efforts.

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

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“The Lobby” controlled the policy-making process in Texas through political ... Texas has long been a state where strong interest groups prevailed (e.g., the ...

Special Interests | The Texas Tribune

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Nov 28, 2016 ... POLITICS: Special Interests ... Interactive: 82nd Session Interest Group Scorecards ... Anxiety settles in on South Texas after Trump victory.

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Texas Politics - Interest Groups - LAITS

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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 ...

Texas Politics - Interest Groups - LAITS

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Interest groups may not seem much different from political parties. They are both organizations of individuals sharing some common attitudes and opinions, and ...

Texas Politics - Interest Groups - LAITS

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Interest groups are often deeply concerned with the outcomes of elections, and they promote their concerns, support candidates who will support their positions,  ...