Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has been working for a major oil and gas company
Political Lobbying articles on Democracy Chronicles
Lobbying is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in the government, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies. Also see our sections on Election Reform in America and Money in Elections.
The Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) of 1938 requires lobbyists for foreign interests to register
Dark money isn’t going anywhere soon unless the SEC finally manages to hammer out a regulated crackdown and make full disclosure the law of the land. It stinks, not knowing where your money is going.
It’s the core beliefs of what those on the Left believe in that make it difficult to mock. How do you mock someone and put them down because they believe that people are equal?
Millions in Wall Street lobbying dollars thrown at versions of the transparency bill in recent years
Financial executives have at times needed the help of a group of Wall Street-friendly Democratic lawmakers
Jordan Cove LNG backers spend huge money to sway Tiny Oregon county election
Hundreds of thousands of dollars in Saudi Arabian money spent to influence elected officials
Major energy giants have been lobbying federal lawmakers not only on proposed sanctions
Jersey City water company wants to give money to local politicians, raising some eyebrows