New Report Reveals Big Oil’s COVID Lobby Bonanza

By Friends of the Earth. -

Big Oil is wasting no time exploiting the coronavirus for profit. Polluters fought hard for kickbacks in the first coronavirus stimulus package and they are undoubtedly up to it again. As Trump [...]

How Wall Street And Trump Created The Ventilator Crisis

By Joyce Chediak, Liberation News. -

The  $2 trillion relief bill of spending and tax breaks to bolster the hobbled U.S. economy hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic was signed into law on March 27. While offering some relief to [...]

Surge In Lobbying Opposed To Medicare For All

By Craig Sandler, Public Citizen. -

Between the first quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, lobbying on Medicare for All increased dramatically, almost entirely due to a surge in lobbying activity by organizations that [...]

Fossil Fuel Lobbyist By Day, WaPo Columnist By Night

By Adam Johnson, www.fair.org -

By Adam Johnson for FAIR - What is the point of Ed Rogers, the Washington Post’s most conflict-ridden, mediocre columnist (FAIR.org, 4/23/15)? He doesn’t add a lot to the discourse, his [...]

Officials Overseeing Health Care Overhaul Lobbied For Health Insurance Firms

By Lee Fang, www.theintercept.com -

By Lee Fang for The Intercept - THE POLITICAL APPOINTEES tapped by President Donald Trump to oversee federal health care programs — including the potential transition to a new Republican bill to [...]

Cable Industry Lobbyists Write Republican Talking Points On Net Neutrality

By Lee Fang and Nick Surgey, www.theintercept.com -

By Lee Fang and Nick Surgey for The Intercept - FOLLOWING THE VOTE last week by the Federal Communication Commission to unwind the net neutrality rules enacted during the Obama administration, [...]

Secretive White House Office For Lobbyists

By Heather Rogers, www.propublica.org -

In early 2011, after years of study, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration moved to reduce the permissible levels of silica dust wafted into the air by industrial processes like [...]