Gov. Rick Perry’s Big Donors Fare Well In Texas

Submitted by William

Texas Governor Rick Perry has received $37 million dollars from 150 wealthy Texas who are helping fuel his presidential bid, and who have benefited from the governor’s largess.

Nearly half of those mega-donors received hefty business contracts, tax breaks or appointments under Perry, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis.

Perry, campaigning Monday at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, declined to comment when asked how he separated the interests of his donors from the needs of his state. His aides vigorously dispute that his contributors received any perks.

…The Times found dozens of examples in which major donors to Perry have benefited during his tenure.

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