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Contributors of over $2.000; Higher $5,000; LIFT-IV\(Trial Lawyers Contributors of $800 to $2.000: Power and Light PAC \(Corpus Contributors of $500: PAC of \(Brown, Maroney, Rose, Barber & of America / COPE-PCC Fund \(Vinson & Elkins Law Offices, Southwest State Political Action Club Jim McWilliams, D-Henderson District 9 Chair of the Energy Committee, which has jurisdiction over the conservation of Texas’ energy resources; the production, regulation, transportation, and development of oil, gas, and other energy resources; mining; pipelines; and several state agencies, including the Railroad Commission. McWilliams raised a total of $92,211 ‘ in 1988. He defeated D. Bennett in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election. Contributors of over $1.000: Tx. Association of Public Accountants $4,000; LIFT-IV \(Trial Lawyers Contributors of $1.000: W.C. Gulf Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld What is the Public Policy Information Fund? The Public Policy Information Fund’s purpose is to provide Texans facts about Congress and the Texas Legislature. PPIF is a non-profit, non-partisan research and education organization. It has no affiliation with the Texas Observer. Board of Directors Chairman: John Gronouski, Dean Emeritus of the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs Secretary -Treasurer: Tyrus Fain, the Gerard Companies, Austin Dee Simpson, Texas Political Director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Frank Smith, Attorney, Boston Carol Barger, Attorney, Dallas Andrew Hernandez, President, Southwest Voter Reseach Institute, San Antonio Staff and Consultants Tyrus Fain, Managing Director Sarah Searcy, Profiles Editor Kate Fain, Public Record Research Company, Consultant Rebecca Lightsey, Lightsey and Knisely, Consultant A Public Service Report from the Public Policy Information Fund 10 AUGUST 18, 1989