After raising millions from corporate executives through joint fundraising committees, Problem Solvers Caucus members are threatening to block Biden's infrastructure package unless a tax cut for the rich gets added.
After dipping in the back three quarters of 2020 amid a nationwide focus on policing, the transfer of military weapons and equipment to civilian police has picked back up in the first quarter of 2021.
Dozens of companies in the Business Roundtable lobbying group have paid no federal income tax in recent years while claiming to lead on "inclusive prosperity."
Over 50 members of Congress are calling on President Biden to "significantly" cut military spending in next year's budget and invest in pandemic recovery and priorities like health care.
While lawmakers killed a bill to rein in their often-lavish personal spending of campaign money, the state approved a study this year of comprehensive reform measures.
Opaque state subsidies of more than $4.4 billion per year have helped Gov. Cuomo to consolidate his political power over the past decade.
As the city tries to wean itself off gas, municipally-owned Philadelphia Gas Works is siding with the gas industry against policies that would encourage the use of more energy efficient appliances.
Secret pay-to-play systems used by both parties have led to key committees being run by the most corporate PAC-reliant members of Congress.
As he serves on the subcommittee overseeing ports of entry, Richard Blumenthal’s wife is investing in a cargo security company that says it is the only company that can satisfy the scanning requirements recommended by Congress.
In the race to replace oil and gas ally Cedric Richmond, the leading candidates have their own histories with the industry.
Ads and social media graphics from two major conservative groups contain misleading and inaccurate information about the Democratic campaign finance reform bill.
Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) has up to $5 million invested in a family business that makes petroleum-derived products, some of which it sells to the fossil fuels industry.
The state's website makes it extremely difficult to track who is funding campaigns, journalists and watchdogs say, but the Board of Elections insists that “the site is fully functioning.”
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Paul Pelosi would have to give up his stock trading if bipartisan bills on blind trusts were allowed to advance.
The state is attempting to pass a bill that would allow app developers to avoid taxes from Apple and Google. Some Democrats are opposed.
The landmark democracy reform package moves on to a Senate hearing later this month.
Her amendment would gut the heart of H.R. 1.