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Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch speaks at Fortune Brainstorm TECH 2016 on July 11, 2016 in Aspen, Colorado.KEVIN MOLONEY/Fortune Brainstorm TECH (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Koch Brothers Continue to Influence Tax Policy After Huge Cuts Last Year

A congressional staffer during the 2017 tax cut negotiations left Congress in January and immediately began to lobby on the tax bill’s implementation for Koch Industries

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Lipinski ‘Proud’ of Endorsement From Railroad Lobbyist

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) gave the railroad industry multiple benefits as chair of the Railroad Subcommittee before receiving the endorsement of CSX lobbyist Tom Livingston.

Buying Their Way Out of Environmental Regulations

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children.