House Committee on Houston Press Story, Investigation, Special - 52nd R.S. (1951)

Committee: House Houston Press Story, Investigation, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee Appointed to Make Certain Investigation Pursuant to H.S.R. no. 172.
Subjects: Bribery | Ethics |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 52nd Leg., R.S. 1889 (1951)
Session: 52nd R.S. (1951)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 94 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The Houston Press on Monday, April 9, displayed headlines and a front page "exclusive" story to the effect that a member of the "Texas House of Representatives has shaken down Harris county clubs for hundreds - and perhaps thousands of dollars with a promise to prevent the anti-slot machine bill from passing the Legislature --." Conduct immediately an investigation into all all of the alleged acts appearing in the story above referred to, as well as any other matters relating thereto.

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