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Texas Ethics Commission fines treasurer of Waste Control Specialists PAC
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2013, 11:10AM CST
By Mark Lisheron
Texas state Capitol

Ten months after a complaint was filed, the Texas Ethics Commission fined William Lindquist $6,450 for illegally accepting political contributions as treasurer of a political action committee for Waste Control Specialists.

The Commission ruled Lindquist accepted on behalf of WCS-Texas Solution PAC a donation of $100,100 from Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons Sept. 21, 2011, before the political action committee had gotten donations from at least 10 other people, a violation of state ethics law.

The Commission announced its ruling today after issuing its order on Dec. 20, having met to hear the case Nov. 29.

Craig McDonald, executive director of Texans for Public Justice, filed his complaint against WCS-Texas Solution on Feb. 21, 2012. When brought to his attention several days later by Texas Tribune, Lindquist called the mistake an oversight, took responsibility for it and said he intended to ask 18 elected officials to return donations totalling roughly $64,500.

According to Ethics Commission records, WCS-Texas Solution recalled the donations in March.

The size of the fine and the unwilingness of anyone involved in the donating to admit wrongdoing to the Ethics Commission disappointed McDonald.

"The fine should have been the $65,000 that was illegally contributed," McDonald told Texas Watchdog this morning. "This looks more like a 10 percent nuisance tax on Mr. Simmons."

McDonald said he would be following up to see if the 18 elected officials who received donations had returned the money.

"Let's hope this group handles nuclear waste better than it does Texas ethics law," McDonald said.

Those receiving donations between October 8, 2011, and December 13, 2011 were state senators, Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen and Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo; and state representatives, Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton; Dan Branch, R-Dallas; Cindy Burkett, R-Mesquite; Byron Cook, R-Corsicana; Myra Crownover, R-Lake Dallas; Drew Darby, R-San Angelo; Jessica Farrar, D-Houston; John Frullo, R-Lubbock; Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth; Mike "Tuffy" Hamilton, R-Mauriceville; Kelly Hancock, R-Fort Worth; Patricia Harless, R-Spring; Todd Hunter, R-Corpus Christi; Sid Miller, R-Stephenville; Wayne Smith, R-Baytown; and Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth.

Editor's Note: This post was updated at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 2 to include comments from McDonald and the detail of the committee recalling the donations.

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Houston teachers’ union president Gayle Fallon fined $5,000 by Texas Ethics Commission; Fallon: Cheaper to pay fine than lawyer
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2012, 03:29PM CST
By Curt Olson
Gayle Fallon

The Texas Ethics Commission has fined Houston teachers’ union leader Gayle Fallon $5,000 for campaign finance reporting violations, including almost $40,000 in credit card expenses that were not properly detailed.

The 10-page ruling focused on allegations regarding campaign finance reports submitted from 2009 to 2011 by the Houston Federation of Teachers Committee on Political Education (COPE). Fallon is president of the union and serves as committee treasurer.

The most significant allegations, that Fallon failed to pinpoint tens of thousands of dollars in expenses paid by credit card, were found by the commission to be true. State law requires reporting of the actual vendor being paid, rather than just the credit card company.

“Regarding the four political expenditures to American Express totaling approximately $38,590, the respondent did not disclose the ultimate vendors who received the payments,” the ruling states.

Fallon failed to properly document two political expenses totaling $840 in 2010, listing a last name and initials rather than a full name as required by law, and submitted three reports late. The commission dismissed the other allegations or found them to be more minor, technical errors.

Fallon said the complaint that prompted the ruling was politically motivated and emphasized that the commission rejected most of the allegations.

“It was cheaper to pay the fine than to pay the lawyer to fight the fine,” Fallon said.

Fallon also received ethics attention in 2011 when Texas Watchdog reported on $477,687 in payments from the union to her son, lawyer James Fallon III, for “legal counsel to members.”

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Harris County GOP asks for state approval to solicit campaign donations via text message
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012, 06:27PM CST
By Steve Miller
texting

A Republican political committee has asked the Texas Ethics Commission to decide if it can receive small-scale political contributions via text message, as is done in California and Maryland.

The Harris County Republicans posed the question in a 72-page request that includes examples of previously approved rules.

The group would use a smartphone app that identifies phone contacts who are registered voters in a given area.

The app then has a window that permits one-touch calls or emails to the voter. If the voter is amenable to the idea of texting a contribution, the process is completed.

The contribution would be added to the donor’s wireless bill, and the committee would receive the money minus a transaction fee.

The app is designed by Harris County Republicans director Robert Flanagan, who said the technology will help candidates contact voters throughout the wide reaches of Harris County.

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Pension reform will be a bloody fight between GOP factions in the Texas legislature
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012, 09:14AM CST
By Mark Lisheron
capitol

When your party has owned your state in what seems like forever, eventually you drum up things to fight about within your own party.

For Republicans in Texas, pension reform is made to order.

Several Republicans, including current House pensions committee members like State Rep. Rob Orr, R-Burleson, who reportedly would like to be the committee’s next chairman, think the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas are swell the way they are, the Austin American-Statesman reports.

There is ample evidence of crisis in state pension systems in other states. Pension reform has become a rallying cry for small government conservatives across the country.

But although the two largest government pension programs in Texas have a combined unfunded liability of $28 billion, some experts have pronounced them healthier than most.

Recent reports by both funds argue that changing them, by moving toward a 401(k) contribution model, would be costly and counterproductive.

But to show how the lines of debate have been redrawn, Rep. Vicki Truitt, R-Keller, chairman of the House Pensions, Investments and Financial Services Committee and a supporter of the status quo, was rather badly pummelled in the Republican primary in May and won’t be part of the coming Legislative session.

Until her thumping, Truitt had been mixing it up pretty good with the more conservative elements of her party, at one point dropping a book-length Texas Ethics Commission complaint on activist Michael Quinn Sullivan and his two non-profits, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility and Empower Texans.

Sullivan says he has heard nothing about the complaint from the Ethics Commission, but was pleased voters in Tarrant County saw fit to fire Truitt.

“It's in the TEC black hole, as far as I know,” Sullivan told Texas Watchdog Monday. “Ms. Truitt has a record of legislating poorly, and she didn't appreciate our work in letting taxpayers know just how badly she was misrepresenting them in Austin.”

Sullivan has urged the Legislature to reform state pensions, which a contributor to Empower Texans recently called a  “ticking time bomb.

Orr’s views on what kind of ordnance state pensions are will almost certainly determine whether or not his political wish is granted.

Update (Sept. 19): This article was updated to clarify that the opinion that unfunded government pensions is a ticking time bomb is the opinion of Michele Samuelson, a contributor to Empower Texans, and not the opinion of Empower Texans.

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Who gets the credit card points -- used for free stays and cheap flights -- accrued during a political campaign?
Thursday, Aug 09, 2012, 12:40PM CST
By Steve Miller
creditcard

Who gets the hospitality points accrued during the course of a political campaign, when hotels, car rentals and flights help the cardholder amass end rewards such as free stays and cheap flights?

It’s a question posed to the Texas Ethics Commission in a letter, which also notes that some candidates, “especially challengers, may not have a campaign-related credit history that would allow obtaining an independent card that stands on its own credit.”

As such, the candidate may roll up points as he or she uses a card tied to awards programs, like the Citibank cards for Hilton and American Airlines. Such cards tie points to expenditures.

The letter's author, whose identity can be kept secret by state law, poses this question: “If a candidate or officeholder established campaign credit cards based on his or her personal credit history and pays the fees from personal funds, can he or she use for personal purposes the rewards points earned by those cards? If the points have been earned over several years and cannot be separated by card, how can this situation be resolved?”

Private companies routinely allow employees to use the points when using their personal cards for business, as well as permitting the accrual of points earned while flying on business.

In some cases, public employees are allowed to keep the points for personal use, which can be controversial. In Palm Beach County in Florida last month, the county’s ethics division reversed itself and ruled that employees can have the points.

There is a patent on a system that allows the contribution of hospitality points to a political campaign in the form of a donation. And you can donate to a campaign with a points-earning credit card.

But there is no definitive rule on the question posed to the Ethics Commission; a ruling is expected later this year.

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Matt Angle fined for campaign finance reporting violations, says “technical errors” were not deliberate
Wednesday, Aug 01, 2012, 12:32PM CST
By Mark Lisheron
capitol

The Texas Ethics Commission has fined Matt Angle, former head of the Texas Democratic Trust, $5,000 for failing to disclose a $50,000 political contribution and the recipients of more than $370,000 in political reimbursements, most of them to his own consulting firm.

The Commission found dozens of reporting errors in six financial disclosure reports filed in 2009 and 2010 for the now disbanded political action committee. You can read the entire decision here.

Texas Watchdog took note of Angle’s method of operating the Texas Democratic Trust in January of 2010, the month Angle filed a report, the Commission says, failing to specify that more than $140,000 in campaign donations were being paid back to Angle & Associates.

Angle billed but was not specific about who was being repaid for consulting expenses, travel and office furniture. In at least two instances Angle did not disclose reimbursements to candidates for in-kind rent payments.

Angle on Wednesday took responsibility for not disclosing the $50,000 political contribution but told Texas Watchdog it was a “technical, administrative oversight” he corrected with the Commission after it was pointed out in a complaint filed against him.

Angle, contacted by phone working in Texas, said all of the reporting errors were technical, none of them deliberate ethical breaches. In most instances, reimbursements were made to parties, including him, with single checks rather than separate checks for each expense.

“It’s pretty straightforward,” Angle said. “We’re not disputing the technical errors, but there is no indication that they were anything other than technical errors.”

Angle ran Texas Democratic Trust for six years through 2010, raising and spending more than $10 million, he said. The Trust, he said, was instrumental in putting Democratic Party finances back on a solid footing in Texas.

“I’m very proud of the contribution we made to the Democratic Party and to having a competitive two-party system here in Texas,” Angle said.

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Kidnapping concerns cited as commission rejects proposal to put Texas lawmakers’ ethics forms online
Wednesday, Jun 06, 2012, 02:42PM CST
By Mark Lisheron
Lindbergh baby poster

Haunted by the specters of Frank Sinatra Jr., J. Paul Getty III and the Lindbergh Baby, a Sunset Advisory Commission made up mostly of legislators thought it best that kidnappers and other citizens not be able to see the legally required, publicly available financial disclosure statements of legislators online.

The decision, reported today by the Austin American-Statesman, was an expression of confidence that the ancient inconvenience of a trip to Austin to view the the documents in person was sufficient to deter a crime that cost Sinatra’s father a lot of money, Getty his right ear and the Lindbergh child his life.

Research staff for the commission had recommended the Texas Ethics Commission post all of the documents on its website, something Texas Watchdog has championed since its founding nearly four years ago. (View forms for 2008, 2009 and 2010 here.)

State Sens. Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, vice chairman of the Commission, and member Joan Huffman, R-Houston, thought the gesture of government transparency rash.

Nichols told fellow commission members he personally knew of two people whose children were kidnapped because it was known that they had a lot of money. Huffman suggested that a citizen or organization with good intentions ought to be willing to make a disclosure sojourn.

Sunset Advisory’s decision is another rejection of staff recommendations to make the Ethics Commission tougher. In April, the commission chose not to recommend the Ethics Commission budget be increased to create an enforcement component to investigate ethics violations by elected officials and others in state politics.

Good government groups have long contended that without real enforcement the Ethics Commission cannot do the job it was created in January of 1992 to do.

The reason the Ethics Commission has always come up short, the critics say, is that it is an institution created by legislators to regulate legislators.

That same criticism - the co-opting of real reform by politicians - has also been levelled at the Sunset Advisory Commission, created more than 30 years ago to hold state agencies, commissions and councils accountable for their performance.

Case in point: Sunset Advisory staff recommended the new technology needed to pay for online financial disclosure could be paid for by increasing the filing fees charged to legislators.

By rejecting the proposal, a protective commission was able to save its members and the rest of the Legislature some money and avert a potential crime wave, to boot.

We’re sure that more than a few of those grateful legislators are tugging on their right ear lobes while reading this. Just to make sure.

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State Rep. Linda Harper-Brown fined $2,000 for failing to disclose Mercedes Benz from state contractor
Friday, Apr 20, 2012, 03:42PM CST
By Mark Lisheron
Mercedes Benz

After almost 21 months, the Texas Ethics Commission has fined state Rep. Linda Harper-Brown $2,000 for failing to report as income a new Mercedes Benz she drove, but that had been given to her husband by a state contractor.

Harper-Brown, R-Irving, was in violation of the law, the Commission decided, because she was in actual control of the $56,000 Mercedes-Benz E550 and failed to report it on her 2008 and 2009 state financial disclosure forms.

You can read the entire Ethics Commission decision here. The Commission reviewed the complaint filed in June of 2010 by Texas Values in Action Coalition, a Democratic Party action group, on Dec. 14.

Texas Watchdog this afternoon made a request for comment through an assistant for Harper-Brown in Austin and was awaiting a response.

Texas Watchdog has, for nearly three years, reported on complaints made against elected officials that have tested the spousal loophole. Rarely has the Ethics Commission decided an official has had actual control of property that has come from a spouse.

Linda Harper-BrownLinda Harper-Brown

Harper-Brown set off a statewide debate on a loophole in the legal requirements for elected officials to report income when the income is generated through a spouse. Because the Legislation provided no definition for the concept of “actual control,” its interpretation is made on a case by case basis by the Ethics Commission.

Durable Enterprises Equipment Ltd., of Dallas, had for several years hired William Brown III to do accounting work for the company.

 

The company, the recipient of $8.2 million in state transportation contracts in 2009 and 2010, paid for some of the services by giving Brown the use of two company-owned vehicles. Brown turned the Mercedes Benz over to his wife, a member of the House Transportation Committee at the time.

When Harper-Brown applied for and received special legislative license plates for the car, the Values in Action Coalition complained the car was nowhere to be found on her financial disclosure records.

In the days that followed, Harper-Brown insisted to reporters she had violated no ethics laws. She continued to argue that she had done nothing wrong in an affidavit filed on Nov. 30, 2011 for the Ethics Commission.

She did, however, give up the car and announced her intention in the 2011 session of the Legislature introduce a bill to close the spousal loophole.

There is no record that Harper-Brown filed that legislation, and she has since avoided answering questions about it in several requests for an interview made by Texas Watchdog.

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Galveston County commissioner's side gig as political consultant raises conflict-of-interest questions
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012, 11:44AM CST
By Steve Miller
moon

It’s not just a job, it’s $92,000 a year. Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark says that his elected position, for which he pulls in the 92 G’s, does not conflict with his moonlighting job as a political consultant.

But a complaint to the Texas Ethics Commission alleged that Clark, a Republican, is using his official position to pull information on possible political foes.

The complaint was thrown out, but questions linger.

Clark requested numbers for summary judgments, continuances, plea bargains and statistics on alternative sentencing in the district courts in Galveston County, according to the Galveston Daily News. Was this part of his work as a commissioner? County courts share jurisdiction with district courts, and the county provides support staff for the district courts.

Democrats contend that Clark is seeking information as opposition research on 405th District Court Judge Wayne Mallia, a Republican incumbent squaring off against League City attorney Michelle Slaughter, who is a client of Clark’s consulting firm, Clark Services.

Clark failed to disclose his consulting business in his conflict of information filings with the county in 2006. His company has no registration on file with the state.

What's a little more interesting is that Clark has elected to keep his campaign finance filings a little more private than his colleagues. When you go to the Galveston County Elections Division Web site, where the filings are kept electronically, a message for Clark’s forms awaits.

2011-2012 reports have been withheld from posting on this Website at the request of the person filing. All filings are available at the County Clerk's Office.

Several other county officials did the same thing. Anyone interested in checking them out would have to go down to the courthouse and pull them. 

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Is reform talk just talk? Panel considers transparency recommendations for Texas Ethics Commission, Commission on Judicial Conduct
Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012, 02:55PM CST
By Mark Lisheron
Capitol

A reminder to all those encouraged by the lofty talk of reform during the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission hearing Tuesday: the sun always shines brighter when the Legislature isn’t in session.

The Advisory Commission lent a favorable ear to requests for less secrecy in two good government agencies, the Commission on Judicial Conduct and the Ethics Commission, the Austin American-Statesman is reporting.

As Texas Watchdog reported Monday, the Advisory Commission issued its recommendations to the Legislature for changes in the operation of the Ethics Commission. The Commission also released its report on the Judicial Conduct Commission.

And as we reported Monday, the Advisory Commission stopped short of asking the Legislature to endow the Ethics Commission with investigative powers, disappointing advocates who told Texas Watchdog that without them the commission is toothless.

Those reformers repeated those pleas Tuesday at the Capitol to a 12-member Advisory Commission of five senators, five representatives and two public members. The commission preferred to focus on its recommendations that the Ethics Commission give priority to more serious ethics violations and be given the technology to keep better track of complaints.

The Legislature has been unwilling to get more serious about ethics laws, its critics contend, because those laws apply to members of the august body.

Moreover, the Sunset Advisory Commission, which has in the past itself been accused of having been co-opted politically, can only make recommendations. And although the commission can recommend that an agency be disbanded, Ethics is protected from such authority by the state Constitution.

So are the provisions allowing the Commission on Judicial Conduct to keep their records of investigations into the actions of judges confidential. Sunset is asking the Legislature to take steps to change the Constitution to give the commission the authority to review those cases without making them public.

Commission members Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, and Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana, made a show of support for the changes, Whitmire at one point accusing the Judicial Conduct Commission of hiding behind the Constitution, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Both Whitmire and Cook, longtime legislators, are aware that they are the key to any change in the Constitution, which requires a joint resolution, passed by a two-thirds majority in each house of the Legislature and then by a majority in a statewide referendum.

Not to forecast a long spate of cloudy days come January of 2013 or anything.

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MARCH 3, 2017 -- Goodbye, and thanks, to Thomas Sowell THOMAS SOWELL, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and one of America's most important public intellectuals, retired from...
Update:3 years 5 days
Unca Darrell
March 2, 2017 / The poem our teachers got wrong TWO ROADS diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Generations of commencement...
Update:3 years 5 days
Unca Darrell
FEBRUARY 27 / Eric Hoffer on . . . . . . baby boomers and alienated intellectuals. "SCRATCH AN INTELLECTUAL, and you find a would-be aristocrat who loathes the sight, the...
Update:3 years 1 week
Unca Darrell
2017 Project: January “Progress” There are two different ways to interpret my 2017 project: that it's a way more complicated New Years Resolution, or that it is essentially...
Update:3 years 1 month
Greg's Opinion
Ted Cruz's first senate term in a nutshell The National Review's Tim Alberta switched to Politico, and one of his opening pieces put Ted Cruz's first term in a nutshell It...
Update:3 years 1 month
Rick Perry vs The World
Andrea Parquet-Taylor named KTVT CBS 11 news director Former KHOU 11 assistant news director Andrea Parquet-Taylor named Vice President, News Director for KTVT CBS 11 Andrea...
Update:3 years 1 month
Mike McGuff
VIDEO: KPRC 2 10pm newscast (1-24-99) ...
Update:3 years 1 month
Mike McGuff
Democrats actually thought Wendy Davis was a serious candidate? Hat tip to Willisms: VIDEO- Wendy Davis being Wendy Davis: https://t.co/SHq3ACGVDJ #txlege— Will Franklin (@WILLisms) January 24,...
Update:3 years 1 month
Rick Perry vs The World
Luke Bryan to sing National Anthem as part of Super Bowl LI on FOX ​ Country music superstar LUKE BRYAN will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl LI pregame festivities at NRG Stadium in Houston...
Update:3 years 1 month
Mike McGuff
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Aren't State Dept career people suppose to be non-partisan? Not the political appointees, the career people. #Libya
San Antonio Current | 7 years 9 months
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Why a Dallas-area cycling coach believed Lance Armstrong was drug-free (video) http://t.co/gURdYkj1
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Dozens of illegal waste dumpers sentenced in Jim Wells Co.; others on the run: http://t.co/NgerCdsQ
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