Texas Ethics Laws : An Annotated Guide to Lobby and Campaign Finance Laws in Texas
This is the 2015 version. It is not up to date with new rules/opinions since 2015. A newer edition is available. This annotated guide combines the multiple Texas codes under the jurisdiction of the Texas Ethics Commission along with the agency's rules and advisory opinions governing campaign finance and lobby law in Texas. The guide is designed to provide legal and political practitioners with a one-stop-shop to guide you on your way with ease. Includes practice notes with historical background on the how and the why of some recent rules and decisions by the Texas Ethics Commission.
- Paperback | 416 pages
- 216 x 279 x 19mm | 853g
- 22 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Annotated edition
- Illustrations, black and white
About Andrew Cates
Andrew Cates currently serves as General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs with the Texas Nurses Association. Throughout his 7 years in and around the Texas Capitol as an attorney, he has gained the respect of his peers for his dedication and ambition to vigorously serve his clients in the ever-changing political environment. Before moving to TNA, Andrew served in multiple high-level roles for state representatives and committees before moving to the lobby to represent solar energy and healthcare clients. Most recently, Andrew served as lead legislative attorney for the Texas Association of Realtors and lead attorney for one of the largest political action committees in Texas, the Texas Association of Realtors PAC (TREPAC). Andrew frequently presents and teaches on political ethics in addition to his other commitments, with specific emphasis on fundraising ethics and legal considerations for PACs and membership associations. He lives in Austin with his wife Nicole and newborn Dylan, where he serves on advisory boards and boards of directors for multiple non-profit organizations.