A Bexar County judge today awarded sanctions to Empower Texans against Murphy Turner and Associates “in light of the collective testimony given by the company’s principals regarding lack of knowledge of mail pieces.”

MTA was sanctioned because principals Wayne Hamilton, Chris Turner and Craig Murphy were not forthright in their depositions, leading to additional discovery costs. At issue are mail pieces that deceptively used a name similar to Empower Texans’ “Texans for Fiscal Responsibility” by a political action committee controlled by family members of an MTA principal in an effort to confuse voters.

“A court has now found that Wayne Hamilton, Chris Turner and Craig Murphy were misleading in their testimony,” said the president of Empower Texans, Michael Quinn Sullivan. “That goes along with the misleading practices they engaged in around the state under the auspices of a false-flag group.”

This is the second monetary award against MTA. In the fall of 2013, they had to pay $41,000 for not providing subpoenaed documents.

The ruling by a Bexar County District Court ordered a hearing to ascertain the sanctions to be assessed against MTA due to Hamilton, Turner and Murphy’s deceptive depositions.

Texas Scorecard

"Real News for Real Texans."

RELATED POSTS

Texas Runoff Preview

Texas Scorecard’s new documentary was just released. We talk about that and overview a bunch of the runoffs going on in Texas.

4/17/24 Superintendents Are Making BANK in Texas

- Texas taxpayers continue to fund sky-high Superintendent salaries. - TLR to help Dade Phelan raise money in Houston. - Equal rights advocacy group files lawsuit challenging job grant contest that excludes White contractors.