A Closer Look

Our A Closer Look series provides a breakdown of a particular donor’s giving habits within Texas politics. We specifically analyze to whom money is given and when, providing context so citizens can determine the motivation behind the donor’s giving. Stay tuned for the next installment.

05/22/17

A Closer Look – Steve & Amber Mostyn

Ultra-liberal power couple Steve and Amber Mostyn have long been some of the biggest players in Texas politics. They are…

03/27/17

A Closer Look – George Soros

Hedge fund billionaire, George Soros, is well-known for his leftist political activism around the globe, but you might be surprised…

03/20/17

A Closer Look – Farris & Jo Ann Wilks

Farris & Jo Ann Wilks live in Cisco, Texas, a small town between Abilene and Fort Worth. Farris and his brother…

03/15/17

A Closer Look – Robert McNair

As owner of the Houston Texans NFL franchise, Robert C. “Bob” McNair is a household name across much of the state. Founder of…

03/06/17

A Closer Look: Richard Weekley

Richard Weekley is a co-founder of Weekley Homes and co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR), a statewide…

02/27/17

A Closer Look – Charles Butt

Charles Butt is Chairman and CEO of grocery store chain HEB and is listed by Forbes as both the richest…

02/20/17

A Closer Look – John Nau

A Houston resident, John L. Nau III, is the President and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, the largest distributor of…

02/09/17

A Closer Look – Peter & Juliana Holt

Residing near San Antonio, Peter and Juliana Holt own HoltCAT, the largest Caterpillar dealership in the United States, as well…

11/29/16

A Closer Look – Alice Walton

Wal-Mart heiress and Fort Worth resident Alice Walton is, according to Forbes, the wealthiest person in Texas and the richest…

11/14/16

A Closer Look – James Pitcock, Jr.

Mr. James “Doug” Pitcock, Jr., 88, is President and CEO of Williams Brothers Construction Company and resides in Houston. His…