Oh baby, the Texas Democrats' little golden boy might not be so golden afterall:
In an official response to nine Sworn Complaints, the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC) has notified most members of the San Antonio City Council they are being investigated for multiple campaign finance violations.Ouch; read the whole thing here.
Mayor Julian Castro, Council members Cris Medina and Diego Bernal had the most alleged violations at over 200 each.
The Sworn Complaints allege 41 instances of accepting donations from corporations. Corporate donations are, if done knowingly, a 3rd degree felony offense. All nine complaints alleged these offenses. Well known names include MacDonalds, Inc., Holiday Inns, Inc. and Texas Associaton of Realtors.