Jay Root, Texas Tribune

NPR Story
3:17 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Davis Accuses Abbott of Grant Fund 'Cover-Up'

State Sen. Wendy Davis is calling for an independent investigation of Attorney General Greg Abbott's involvement in keeping records of Texas Enterprise Fund grants secret.
Laura Buckman / Bob Daemmrich/Texas Tribune

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 12:55 pm

From The Texas Tribune:

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis accused her Republican opponent Monday of using his power as attorney general to “orchestrate a cover-up” of misspending inside the Texas Enterprise Fund that, according to an audit, handed out taxpayer subsidies to businesses with little oversight.

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Politics
9:36 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Perry Will Tap Campaign Account to Pay Attorneys

Governor Rick Perry speaks to the press and supporters outside the Travis County Criminal Justice Complex on August 19, 2014.
Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT News

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 9:19 am

Gov. Rick Perry, who has been using taxpayer dollars to pay his defense lawyers, will tap campaign funds from now on to compensate the attorneys who are fighting his felony indictments, his spokesman said Wednesday night.

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