Wednesday, May 11, 2005

TRMPAC Document of the Day

The Asbestos bill, SB15, passed to second reading in the House last night with barely a notice, on a voice vote. It all seemed rather anticlimatic after the months, even years of posturing and negotiations that led up to this moment. The bill is a triumph for Texans for Lawsuit Reform. The Texas Trial Lawyers Association all but admitted that the negotiated settlement that produced the bill was the best they could do.

The foundation for this historic moment was laid in the 2002 corporate-backed campaign of which TLR was clearly a member. Here is more evidence of that...