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Perry Fined $1,500 by Ethics Commission

Rick Perry being interviewed by Evan Smith at Triblive in Austin
Rick Perry being interviewed by Evan Smith at Triblive in Austin

Gov. Rick Perry was fined $1,500 by the Texas Ethics Commission for failing to report rental income from a house in College Station, and for filing incomplete information regarding debts on the same property, in personal financial statements required by state law.

What's the Select Committee on State Sovereignty?

Rep. Dan Branch R-Dallas, clerk Laura Collins and Rep. Brandon Creighton R-Conroe listen to testimony during State Sovereignty Committee. March 17th, 2011
Rep. Dan Branch R-Dallas, clerk Laura Collins and Rep. Brandon Creighton R-Conroe listen to testimony during State Sovereignty Committee. March 17th, 2011

The State Sovereignty Committee, which meets today to discuss bills related to federal health care reform, was likely formed for efficiency’s sake, and to create a kind of heat sink for contentious debate.