Workers at a Chipotle in Manhattan protest unsafe conditions, such as a lack of proper personal protective equipment and enforced social distancing, on May 7, 2020.Photo by 32BJ SEIU

States and Cities With Public Campaign Financing Lead on Paid Sick Leave Policies

In Connecticut and Maine, legislators who participated in public campaign financing programs led breakthroughs in passing paid sick leave policies for workers.

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Microsoft Hosted Congressional Staffers as it Lobbied on Antitrust Bills

Dozens of staffers met with company lobbyists in Washington State as Microsoft lobbied on antitrust bills that could majorly impact their business.

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Pharma Lobby Enlists Minority Groups to Fight Drug Pricing Reform

PhRMA-funded groups the National Hispanic Council on Aging and the National Minority Quality Forum say most voters of color do not support the Democrats' drug pricing reform proposal.

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Pelosi Fortune Growing Rapidly, Per New Disclosure

A new disclosure shows the House Speaker and her husband have continued to accelerate the growth of their fortune through trade in tech stocks and real estate investments.