JetBlue is defending its decision to donate to a PAC to support a congressman who objected to the presidential vote certification.
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.
Democracy Docket has released a new tool tracking corporate statements in support of voting rights over the last few weeks.
Taking a stance on civil rights legislation pits businesses against Republicans who are willing to increase taxes in retribution.
For some, corporations responded late to the assault on voting rights but it is also possible that their response was timely.
FinCEN must be reimagined by the government to provide advanced financial intelligence, analytic resources to law enforcement, experts.
Drugmakers and Democrats are expected to fight over legislation that would threaten industry profits as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out.
Is it necessary for Biden to bring back good old-fashioned pork-barrel politics if he wants to restore America’s infrastructure?
Faced with mounting scrutiny, the CEOs of Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola finally came out against Georgia’s newly enacted elections bill.
Corporations were vocal about racial justice during last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests but are quite quiet on voting rights.
Major companies are seeking ways to get around their January pledges to withhold campaign donations from Republican politicians.