Voters in Baltimore County will soon have their say on a ballot measure that would join several other large Maryland counties, as well as the city of Baltimore, in adopting a voluntary public financing program for elections.
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California’s Prop 22 could set back labor standards, particularly for nonwhite workers, for decades.
The scandal is what’s legal, as they say.
Senator and reps would no longer be able to bury their financial details on hand-written and poorly scanned paper filings.
Deregulatory provisions from the banking industry's wishlist were sponsored by Tillis and added to the CARES Act.
Ohio GOP Leader Co-Wrote Bailout Bills With Lobbyists for Energy Companies Behind Alleged Bribery Scheme
Ohio House Leader Bill Seitz, the third-ranking Republican who is considering a run for speaker next year, advanced energy industry bailout bills since 2017 that are now part of a federal investigation.
Rep. Raúl Grijalva has built a coalition of outside groups committed to barring corporate insiders from executive branch positions. Now he wants House members to sign on.
A subsidiary of Apollo Global Management—Sen. Coons’ second largest donor—backs a chain of nursing homes in New Jersey that have had high rates of infection and death during the pandemic.
A new financial document shows Sen. Ron Wyden's (D-Ore.) spouse has been investing money with the post office's private competitors.
Tens of thousands of PPP loans issued by the administration could be subject to fraud, waste, or abuse, House Democrats found by analyzing program details.
Friends, family, and staff of Rep. Richard Neal have all benefited from the revolving door linking Springfield and K Street, at great cost to Massachusetts residents.
Neal secured millions for his hospital industry donors with no requirements for them to assist workers.
Through donations to police foundations and partnerships with law enforcement groups, AT&T helps the police further militarize and execute the War on Drugs.
In one of only five states with no limits on corporate contributions to candidates, a coalition of grassroots groups seeks to enshrine the ability for voters to pass campaign finance laws.
The ad features a headline from a Sludge article that found that Neal was the top recipient of corporate PAC donations in 2019.
Today, Sludge is one of nine member publications announcing The Brick House Cooperative, working to build an ad-free, corporate-executive-free collective for independent media.
The Joe Kennedy campaign told Sludge it would refund fossil fuel lobbyist donations that violate the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge, which Kennedy signed, but it appears it did not follow through.
The super PACs affiliated with the Democratic leaders have raised particularly large sums this cycle from organizations that don't disclose their donors.