Clock Runs Out on Negotiation
of State Campaign Finance Bill
Efforts to strengthen the state's campaign finance reporting laws collapsed in the waning hours of the Legislative session. House and Senate negotiators failed to agree on a compromise that would have given voters a better idea of who is bankrolling political campaigns in Texas.
Bush’s Trial With the Trial Lawyers
The 2000 presidential election may well have been the Armageddon on the tort reform issue, with the nation’s trial lawyers spending vast sums to defeat their nemesis, Texas Gov. George Bush.