Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Rep. Charles "Doc" Anderson District 56 (R-Waco)

Industry
Medical
Education
B.A., D.V.M., Texas A&M University
Spouse
Sandra
Committees
  • Agriculture & Livestock (Vice-Chair)
  • Local & Consent Calendars
  • Investments & Financial Services
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Anderson is a veterinarian at Anderson Veterinary Hospital in Waco.

  • He cites Princess III Corp of Henderson, an oil and gas company, as a source of income.

Property

  • Residence in Lorena valued at $103,000

  • Veterinary hospital in Waco valued at $210,000

  • Land in Robinson valued at $216,000

Analysis

  • Federal tax liens were filed against his veterinary business property once in 2000, twice in 2005 and once in 2010, ranging from $5,000 to $21,000 each. Anderson has said he worked with the IRS to pay the taxes, but that there was a running dispute over what was owed.

  • Anderson has received substantial campaign funding from the Texas Veterinary Medicine Association, which represents his own industry. He has also filed six bills in recent years directly linked to his profession, including measures to allow veterinarians to fill prescriptions for their out-of-state colleagues and one to tighten the requirements for foreign-trained veterinarians seeking to practice in the U.S.