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Jack Blanton and Harold Simmons Dead
Two philanthropic and political power players pass over the weekend
"...coincidental timing, Houston oilman Jack Blanton and Dallas-based billionaire Harold Simmons both died on Saturday...."

Dec. 30, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

News Ticker: May 22
All the news that's fit to blog
"...throws some D's, Debbie Riddle dresses for success, and Harold Simmons calls in another favor. Repetition is on the..."

May 22, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

The Hightower Report
Ding-Dong Dumping on Texas' Doorstep; Judy Bonds' Legacy
"...dump-on-Texas enthusiasts? One is a right-wing Dallas billionaire named Harold Simmons, who is the chair of a corporation called..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

Capitol Chronicle
Living on the Dole
"...Corporate Welfare Poster Child of the 77th Lege is Harold Simmons, owner of Waste Control Specialists (WCS), who looks..."

May 11, 2001 News Column by Michael King

What a Dump
What Does Gov. Bush Have Buried in West Texas?
"...owned in part by billionaire Bush backer and friend Harold Simmons of Dallas, is well on its way -..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Naked City
Harold Simmons' political contributions could get him a West Texas Waste Dump & Austin environmentalists rally around the documentary film Green.
" Texans for Public Justice's Lobby Watch ( is Harold Simmons, the corporate raider who in 1995 purchased Waste..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Bill of the Week: A Straight Ticket to Court?
Rep. Ron Simmons wants to end straight-ticket voting
"...House Bill 25 by Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton..."

May 19, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Bentzin's Tangled Web of Backers
An elite crew of critters helped bankroll Bentzin's unsuccessful, half-million dollar District 48 campaign
"...Harold Simmons, $6,000: Corporate raider, Dallas billionaire, and Republican fundraiser..."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

TPJ Campaign Complaint Leads Back to WilCo
Texans for Public Justice says Chief Justice Kenneth Law has engaged in illegal fundraising practices – but that's not all
"...accepting $10,000 (twice the legal limit) from one donor (Harold Simmons, the energy tycoon who helped pay for the..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...handling to WCS, which is co-owned by Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, a major Bush booster and GOP political contributor...."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature

Lege Notes
Odds and ends – mostly odds – from under the pink granite dome
" from Fernald, Ohio," courtesy of major Perry donor Harold Simmons' Waste Control Specialists. WCS was granted its money-minting..."

July 1, 2005 News Column

Naked City
Lawmaker seeks to keep Texas from becoming national nuclear waste dump
"...includes nuke gunk from the likes of GOP contributor Harold Simmons' Waste Control Specialists, said Colin Leyden, legislative director..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Capitol Chronicle
A right-wing mailout stirs up a firestorm among Texas' Republican legislators.
" Albert Huddleston of Hyperion Resources, and nuke-waste enthusiast Harold Simmons. There's also FreePAC's top underwriter, James Lightner, who..."

March 15, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Cap Metro wants to hear your complaints; a reader asks whether the Summer Smut issue was worth the offense it generated; a radio fan finds sustenance in a substitute; and more letters to the editor.
"...Up until last year, Halliburton was owned by Harold Simmons under his Valhi umbrella. Simmons is a scary..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Column

The Hightower Report
The Price of Autocratic Arrogance; and Guilt by Association
"...associations. Who, for example, funds this project? Why, it's Harold Simmons, the right-wing Texas billionaire who funded the Swift..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
"...toxic-waste dump proposed by billionaire and all-star GOP benefactor Harold Simmons are now before the Texas Commission on Environmental..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature

Nuke Waste: Get It While It's Hot!
Crony capitalism drops a dirty bomb on Texas
"...brewed the "perfect storm" for faithful GOP donors like Harold Simmons and his Waste Control Specialists. From 1997 to..."

Sept. 24, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Texas Wants Nuke Waste
" be quickly approved and sent to the governor. Harold Simmons of WCS has long been one of Gov...."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Spinning Out of Control?
Business Is Booming
"...contract, Waste Control Specialists, is owned by Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons. According to a recent article in the Dallas..."

Feb. 12, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

April Showers
Turning expectations into gratitude, part 47
"...Hancock’s family posted a second tender but terse request, Harold McMillan was roughed up in Houston, and the fucker..."

April 17, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

The Hightower Report: Who's Feeding the Bush Puppy?
George P. Bush is considering a (well-financed) run for land commissioner
"...backers are Bob Perry, a Houston-based housing developer, and Harold Simmons, a Dallas-based waste-disposal baron. Both dumped tens of..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

Point Austin: We Want Your Urine
Rick Perry's latest bright idea is pissing on Texas
"...Or how about Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons of Waste Control Specialists, who has spent millions..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Column by Michael King

The Hightower Report
Rick Perry is like Michele Bachmann, with better hair
"...of America, ExxonMobil, the Koch brothers, T. Boone Pickens, Harold Simmons, Time Warner, Valero Energy, and Wal-Mart. So pleased..."

Sept. 2, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

Beyond City Limits
"...contracts, according to Texans for Public Justice. WCS owner Harold Simmons is among the top all-time donors to Gov...."

May 30, 2008 News Feature

Campaign War Chest
Secretary of State Roger Williams' officeholder account is brimming with more than $200,000 in donor cash, suggesting that he has been stumping for dollars ever since Gov. Perry appointed him to the post in 2004.
"...gas exec Louis Beecherl, lobbyist Rusty Kelley, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons – but there's one name in particular that..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Putting a Lid on Leininger
House members push for limits on millionaire campaign donations

May 5, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Election Donors
"...WeekleyHoustonWeekley Properties$505,697 Lonnie A. ‘Bo’ PilgrimPittsburgPilgrim’s Pride Poultry$475,795 Mr./Mrs. Harold SimmonsDallasContran Corp.$466,750 Russell KelleyAustinPublic Strategies$433,008 Joseph D. JamailHoustonJamail &..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Dems Almost Steal School Finance Thunder
Underdogs' ambitious education package carried the support of a dozen Republicans and every House Democrat

July 1, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Remember Sixth + Lamar?

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Our readers talk back.
"...lobbyists-driven state legislative situation, and the unique geo-hydrology of Harold Simmons' private WCS (Waste Control Special) dump site in..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Column

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