The Texas House on Monday agreed to impose stringent new disclosure requirements on nonprofit organizations that engage in significant political activity — a move that would affect a growing network of mostly conservative Republican groups.
As an amendment to legislation keeping the state Ethics Commission in business, legislators voted 117-27 to require nonprofit groups that spend more than $25,000 to disclose larger donors for the first time — a move state Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, said was needed to allow the public “to know where this money is coming from.”
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