Influence

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

A Climate Wake-Up Call for the Chemical Industry

Government investigators say lax regulations are increasing the risk of extreme weather-related chemical disasters.

Stocks Primary category in which blog post is published

Another Possible Stock Trading Loophole

Members of Congress would be allowed to continue trading industry funds under the two leading stock trading ban bills in Congress.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

AIPAC Makes Its First Campaign Donations

The pro-Israel lobbying powerhouse has a new PAC.

STOCK TICKER Primary category in which blog post is published

Months After Divesting, Ro Khanna’s Spouse Keeps Trading Fossil Fuel and Defense Stocks

Khanna's most recent financial transaction filing shows January trades in Phillips 66, General Dynamics, and more.

Tech Primary category in which blog post is published

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Has a New Corporate Megadonor

Amazon donated $1.7 million to the group last year as it faced allegations of illegal anti-union work.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Beatty and Gottheimer Funnel Private Equity Donations Through Pop-up Committee

The reps had campaigned to overturn a Trump-era tax hike on the wealthiest Americans.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

House Democrats’ New Anti-Progressive PAC is Funded by Corporate Lobbyists and PACs

The group will spend money to protect incumbent Democrats in safe districts against progressive primary challengers.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

Manchin Raked in Record Q4 Donations While Killing Build Back Better Act

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) received PAC donations from the fossil fuel, finance, and insurance industries in a record fourth quarter haul while killing the Democrats' signature bill.

Fossil Fuels Primary category in which blog post is published

Manchin Sits on Foundation Board With Lobbyists

As he chairs the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Manchin's board mates seek to influence him on energy policy for their coal industry clients.