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New Bill Seeks to Bring Lobbying Out of the Shadows

The Lobbying Disclosure Reform Act of 2020 would add “strategic lobbying services” to the influence-seeking activities that would have to be publicly reported, among other provisions aimed at strengthening disclosure.

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Military Equipment Transfers to Police Have Picked Back Up

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.

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‘Problem Solvers’ Threaten Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Over Rich Donor Tax Break

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.

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For Business Roundtable, Corporate Social Responsibility Does Not Require Paying Taxes

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."