The new law marks the third comprehensive effort by a state to prevent utilities from using consumers’ monthly bills to fund political efforts.
The group’s strategy, which aims to protect large oil firms and other conservative-friendly industries, is modeled on legislation to punish divestment from Israel.
Coronavirus or not, AFP’s opposition to health care for the poor and working poor remains resolute.
"Charles Koch is doubling down on the multi-million dollar money dumps that buy him real control over professors."
Enbridge has provided the group with funding, public relations, and a variety of advocacy tactics.
Amid an onslaught of lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson has kept pace with its historically hefty lobbying efforts as it wrestles to maintain influence in the halls of Congress.
“Our new point is that if the very likelihood of having climate policy enacted in the first place may be jeopardized by political influences (via lobbying), why not try to use this revenue to neutralize some of the political opposition in a targeted way.”
"For nearly a decade, the SpeechNow ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has allowed big money donors to evade federal campaign contribution limits and corrupt even further our political process."
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