Wednesday, February 09, 2005

How to keep prosecutors from prosecuting crimes against politicians

An anti-Ronnie Earle bill was introduced in the Texas Legislature by House Elections Committee Chairwoman Mary Denny (R-Aubrey). As a response to the Travis County's investigation into alleged campaign finance violations, state lawmakers are looking, in the words of Texas District and County Attorneys Association's Shannon Edmonds, "to keep prosecutors from prosecuting crimes" by creating another bureaucracy to handle the investigations. (See also DriveDemocracy.org's blog.) A move like this was expected, now it's our time to act. Post your thoughts below about this, and watch this space for how we're going to move ahead.

1 Comments:

  • The Texas legislature is just a minature version of what tyrant Bush and his cohorts in both houses of Congress is doing to America nationally.

    By Blogger Ken, at 4:22 PM  

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