Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Do Lobbyist Hired By FB County Commissioners Work For Us?

In past legislative session our county commissioners have used our tax dollars on lobbyist (plural) to advance such anti taxpayer initiatives as opposition to CAD caps and property tax rate caps. It leads many voters/taxpayers to wonder whom these lobbyist represent. According to one local media outlet a local land development company lawfirm whom happens to be on the campaign finance reports for several commissioners was added to this lobbyist list.

"Commissioners Court members authorized the Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority to contract with the Allen Boone Humphries Robinson law firm for lobbying services before the Texas Legislature. The amount the firm will be paid for its legislative services wasn't disclosed on the agenda." FBN

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Question: Do you trust Allen Owen, mayor of Missouri City, TX, to represent you rather than his Houston corporate backers?




3%  participating said yes  (n20)


91%  participating said no  (n573)


6%  participating responded not sure  (n39)


(N) sample =  632


Stay tuned as more surveys for coming elections are posted!

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