A review of public records suggests the Newsom administration's actions may have been inappropriately influenced by his lobbyist friend's firm.
The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.
Progressive groups highlight how the embattled company hired former senior SEC officials to represent its interests at the SEC.
Recent academic studies have found that large contributions do work to ensure access for corporate lobbyists and that fundraising influences key committee assignments.
The 19-member panel that advises the Congressional Budget Office on health policy is flush with health insurance, pharmaceutical, and hospital interests.
A think tank funded by Silicon Valley hosted key decision-makers for the industry’s future.