Minnesota lawmakers and members of the We Choose Us coalition at a press conference ahead of the state Senate vote, Apr. 26, 2023.We Choose Us Minnesota

Minnesota Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Bill to Increase Voting Access

The Democracy for the People Act also makes Minnesota the first state to ban election spending by foreign-influenced corporations.

Tax Prep Industry Hires More Lobbyists as IRS Announces Free E-File Pilot

The lucrative tax prep industry has pursued a decades-long lobbying campaign to block the IRS from developing a free online tax filing service.

Pharma Ally Kurt Schrader Cashes In on K Street

Schrader’s new lobbying employer works for numerous drug companies like Pfizer and Sanofi, plus industry trade association PhRMA.

Oakland Community Groups Call to Fund ‘Democracy Dollars’ Program

As budget cuts jeopardize the launch of a public campaign financing program approved by Oakland voters, community groups are mobilizing at town halls with a plan to keep the program on schedule this year.