The Lobbyists Who Make Filing Your Taxes a Nightmare
Some of Intuit's lobbyists at a top D.C. firm recently held a swanky fundraiser for Senate Democrats.
Tech Industry Groups Push to Stall Antitrust Bills After Record 2020 Donations
On Feb. 3, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed its second tech antitrust bill in as many months, part of the upper chamber’s efforts to address anti-competitive practices among big technology companies. The bipartisan Open Markets App Act (S. 2710) would focus on companies that run app stores with more than 50 million users in the […]
Senate Republicans Propose Cuts to Rural Broadband Plan
Three lead negotiators of the Senate GOP's counter-proposal to Biden's infrastructure plan represent states ranked in the bottom 10 for broadband access.
Frontera Spent $1 Million on Lobbying While Its Georgian Workers Went Unpaid
The Texas-based oil and gas company donated to multiple members of Congress who made public statements in the company's defense as it faced international arbitration over a breach of contract.
Newsom Called on the Companies Lobbying Him to Fund His Pandemic Response
Newsom requested $226 million in donations in 2020.
Former PAC Rejector Elaine Luria Is Now Taking Checks From Raytheon and Rolls-Royce
Luria was recently elected vice chair of the House Armed Services Committee after taking contributions from the PACs of several defense contractors to pay off her campaign's debt.
Ford: A Tradition of Greenwashing
The automaker is touting its climate consciousness, but the vast majority of its production will still be fossil-fuel-powered SUVs and trucks.