BYNUM, Ben (b. 1943)

Political Party: Democrat

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Public relations consultant, member of the Texas House of Representatives from Amarillo, Democrat. His experiences and personal views as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty-second Legislature. Revenue bills; corporate profits tax; Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal; legislative ethics; “Dirty Thirty”; appropriations; redistricting; personal legislation
Date of Interview: September 22, 1971

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His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-third Texas Legislature. Freshmen legislators; reform legislation; appropriations; insurance legislation; comments about Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Date of Interview: July 3, 1973

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His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. House Speakership race; committee appointments; public school financing; public utilities legislation; constitutional revision; insurance legislation; personal legislation; comments about Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Date of Interview: October 10, 1975

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