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September 14, 2018      5:14 PM

Empower Texans and other politically active nonprofits press budget writers to deny the TEC money for outside lawyers

Ethics Commission officials mum after preliminary budget hearing where “conservative” nonprofits framed the agency as a group of regulators gone wild and recommended that lawmakers strip funding

Ahead of the upcoming legislative session, politically active nonprofits warring with the Texas Ethics Commission are urging budget writers to reject the agency’s latest request for money to pay outside lawyers for legal defense in Empower Texans cases.

By David Saleh Rauf

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