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Linebarger “The debt collector that runs Texas”

Posted by irahetaj on February 20,

Buying power

In a state known for limitless campaign donations, highly-paid lobbyists and political favors, Linebarger is one of the most politically-active businesses in Texas — on both the state and local levels.

The firm doles out more on lobbying state lawmakers than some of Texas’s biggest corporate giants, including ExxonMobil, American Airlines and Halliburton, according to state records.

Linebarger doles out more on lobbying state lawmakers than ExxonMobil, American Airlines and Halliburton.”

In a written statement, Linebarger told CNNMoney that it spent more than $1 million on lobbying in Texas over the past two years. Meanwhile, state records show that Halliburton, a much larger company, spent no more than $855,000 during the same period…

Read the full story:

http://money.cnn.com/interactive/pf/debt-collector/texas-politics/index.html

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