Officials Must Reveal Gov't Contracts, Texas Legislator Says

Law360, Houston (March 18, 2013, 7:32 PM EDT) -- A Texas lawmaker said Friday he supported a bill pending before the state Legislature that would force elected officials to publicly disclose income received through contracts with state government entities.

Texas Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, said H.B. 524, authored by Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake, was an “important piece of legislation” that would increase transparency in government and merited Gov. Rick Perry’s signature.

"As elected officials and lawmakers, it is our duty to ensure that we are passing good, conservative legislation in this state that not only...
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