Saturday, April 18, 2009

Rep. Senfronia Thompson's Ethic Commission reform bill scheduled for public hearing Mon. Apriil 20th

By John Cobarruvias - Bay Area Houston - April 17, 2009State Representative Senfronia Thompson's Ethic Commission reform bill will be heard on Monday April 20 in the Elections Committee. This bill would prevent many of the violations identified in "Don't Mess with Ethics" including over $3 million in undisclosed expenditures by 95 Legislators as well as spending their donors money to buy condos, memberships to exclusive golf courses, and paying family members for personal services.

The problems with the Texas Ethics Commission can be fixed to prevent these gross violations in the future with HB3178.
TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess Monday, April 20, 2009
PLACE: E2.028
CHAIR: Rep. Todd Smith

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