The lobby group for some of the most powerful US tech firms said Friday it would join
Political Lobbying articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political lobbying is a legal practice of petitioning the government enshrined in the Constitution but has been supersized in the modern era by well-financed lobbies having outsized impact on government decision making. Efforts to highlight and correct the oversized impact that the powerful few have over government will be highlighted in this section. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
We can probably expect Lockheed Martin and other “merchants of death” to continue profiting from war at the public’s expense
Amid intensifying shareholder pressure on companies to be more transparent about their political spending, Goldman Sachs has
The Washington State Amtrak derailment in Washington state, killing least three people, was easily avoidable
The industry trade group enjoyed a 25 percent increase in revenues in 2016 – and “invested” almost $60 million
When Republicans unveil the final $1.4 trillion tax bill negotiated between House and Senate conferees on Friday,
An October study examined the relationship between corporations’ lobbyist payments and their employee litigation records.
The Saudi Arabian-led war with Yemen has been raging for more than two years, with massive loss
A secretive nonprofit closely linked to House Speaker Paul Ryan has been playing a pivotal role
A new advisory panel has been tasked with streamlining the procurement process