From www.brazosriver.com :
Just check this out:
"Six months ago, the Texas Ethics Commission ruled that a politician in this state can receive checks, in this case worth $100,000, and report nothing more than the word "checks" on his disclosure form. Today the commission will decide whether the same ridiculous principle applies when someone gives a state official wads of cash.
Under a draft proposal before the commission, politicians would be able receive cash gifts worth any amount over $250 and report only a gift of unvalued "currency." Did they say "draft" proposal or "daft"?"
Click on that link above for all the dirty details!