The Texas Tribune Jan. 31, 2012
“The federal Make Us Great Again political action committee, co-founded by Texas lobbyist and Perry confidante Mike Toomey, raised $1 million alone from Contran Corporation, the holding company controlled by Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, new disclosures show.
Toomey lobbies for one of Simmons’ companies, WCS, which is planning to build a radioactive waste dump in far West Texas, records show. Toomey shelled out a little more than $100,000 of his own money… while his co-founder, Dallas businessman Brint Ryan, chipped in $250,000.
A total of $5.5 million was raised, most of it from Texas.”
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