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  • Trans-Texas Corridor firm hires ex-Perry aide [Americo Alert]

    08/19/2006 5:40:27 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 7 replies · 366+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Aug. 18, 2006 | AP
    DALLAS — Republican Gov. Rick Perry's former liaison to the Legislature is working once again for the Spanish company that won the rights to develop the state's $7 billion Trans-Texas Corridor toll road project. Lobbyist Dan Shelley worked for the firm as a consultant just before he went to the governor's office, a connection first revealed in 2004. State officials denied any connection between that circumstance and the decision, three months later, to award Cintra-Zachry the huge highway contract. Now Shelley has left the governor's office, and he and his daughter have large contracts to lobby for the road builder,...

    08/18/2006 2:28:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies · 1,669+ views
    Corridor Watch ^ | August 18, 2006 | Corridor Watch
    08.18.06 MEMBER BULLETIN CINTRA'S INSIDE MAN - DAN SHELLEY Cintra consultant turned Governor Perry's legislative aide, turned Cintra lobbyist. It's hard to keep up with who is working for who. Or is it? Austin lobbyist Dan Shelley has been one of Governor Perry's aides and Cintra's inside men. Shelley worked for Cintra making introductions to TxDOT just in time to see them get a winning proposal submitted for the Trans Texas Corridor. Then he worked for Governor Perry just in time to lobby the Legislature to protect and strengthen laws benefiting Cintra. Now he's back working for Cintra again...
  • Halliburton in French Bribery Probe

    01/15/2004 2:49:09 PM PST · by Praxeologue · 11 replies · 148+ views
    NPR: All Things Considered : audio only ^ | January 15, 2004 | Peter Overby
    Still fending off questions about the price it charges U.S. forces for gasoline in Iraq, a Halliburton subsidiary called KBR is also being queried in France about alleged bribes to win business overseas. It's the latest travail for Vice President Dick Cheney's former company. NPR's Peter Overby reports.