Corruption: Bribery and Kickbacks at Border
A business owner from the Texas/Mexico border town of Eagle Pass was sentenced this week to nearly four years in federal prison for his role in an bribery, kickback and bid-rigging scheme in Maverick County.
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Eagle Pass - Contractor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribing County Employees
Western District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAO DARYL FIELDS MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2013 384-7440 EAGLE PASS BUSINESSMAN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON IN CONNECTION WITH MAVERICK COUNTY BRIBERY, KICKBACK AND BID-RIGGING SCHEME In Del Rio this afternoon, 35-year-old Hipolito Amaya, owner of AM-ROD Construction based in Eagle Pass, was sentenced to 41 ... (more)
Corruption in Eagle Pass
A South Texas contractor is sentenced to almost three and a half years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to bribe officials in Eagle Pass.
KSAT-TV San Antonio
Construction company owner sentenced to federal prison
Hipolito Amaya, 35, owner of AM-ROD Construction, was sentenced for his role in connection with an alleged bribery, kickback and bid-rigging scheme in Maverick County in May 2011.
Opponents of Border Coal Mine Face Final Test
More people in Maverick County have signed a petition opposing an open pit coal mine here than cast ballots in the 2010 Texas gubernatorial election.
Terrace finalizes farm-in agreement to develop Buda Limestone Formation in South Texas
The Company has entered into a Farm-in Agreement to acquire a 75% working interest in several leases that cover approximately 10,000 gross mineral acres.
Contractor pleads guilty to West Texas corruption
The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday that the 64-year-old Saul Lombrano admitted to paying a bribe to a Maverick County employee in return for a contract to build a drain swell.
Off the Kuff
A closer look at the turnout issue in 2014
I wrote yesterday about turnout for this year's election. The main problem that Democrats face this year is that turnout has basically been flat for them since 2002 in the off year elections.