Tag: corporate lobbyists
Staff of Democratic lawmakers attend corporate lobbyists ‘luxury retreat’ pushing to...
Any "congressional staffer serious about finding solutions wouldn't touch that retreat with a 10-foot pole."
Where there’s smoke, there’s Boehner
But the crassness of this Boehner cannabis pitch somehow symbolizes, to me anyway, how low too many of our craven, so-called public servants are willing to stoop for an almighty buck once they’re out of office.
Meet the Lobbyists Who Got a $250 Million Subsidy for a...
Scott Walker continues his cuts to the public sector despite his plan to score the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks a new arena costing more than $250 million in taxpayer money. Meet the lobbyists who won Walker’s heart in the deal.
A Quiet Corporate Coup on Capitol Hill
Congressional staffers have gained a lot of control and influence over legislation and corporate lobbyists have long understood this. Flattery and gifts have become a way for lobbyists to get what they want in terms of political gain.