New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks about the state budget during a news conference, April 7, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (Office of the Governor of New York via AP)

Good Gov Groups Slam New York’s New Ethics Commission Plan

Politicians will still have too much control over the ethics commissioners, the groups say, as part of a state budget deal negotiated behind closed doors.

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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.