Rail Transit Politics Continue In Houston
"Texans for True Mobility violated no state campaign laws when it concealed the identity of contributors who underwrote advertisements bashing Metro's transit expansion plan before the Nov. 4 referendum, Harris County District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal said Friday." The DA claims that the group was educating the public rather than calling for a "no" vote on the referendum. The DA received contributions from group members for his election campaign in 2000 and his re-election campaign this year. A civil court lawsuit and a complaint to the Texas Ethics Commission are still pending against the group.
Thanks to Bill Barker