Young Kids of a Wealthy Former Texas Senator Gave Money to a Dallas City Council Campaign, Too

School-aged children of a powerful former state senator were among the minors who gave thousands of dollars to city campaigns, according to a review of campaign-finance records by The Dallas Morning News.John Carona, who spent about 25 years in the Legislature, and his family bundled the donations to Paul Reyes’ unsuccessful 2015 City Council run.The Carona kids’ contributions mimic others in Dallas City Council races over the past five years in which wealthy donors’ children and grandchildren are listed as donors in a bundle of maximum contributions — appearing to sidestep the city's limits on personal contributions.  Continue reading...

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