Advocates have provided $5.8million to encourage a voting bill compromise in Congress. The new bill will protect the right to vote.
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The results of the August 2021 mayoral primary, which was the first time vouchers were used in a Seattle mayor’s contest, were divided.
The most recent shift to stakeholder capitalism is accompanied by a darkening of politics not least in the view of most senior executives.
The “Big Lie” is Donald Trump’s false claim that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from him. It is kept alive through big money.
Some 2000 businesses lobbied Congress and the administration in an attempt to shape the contours of Biden’s new infrastructure plan.
Toyota was an early adopter of electrified vehicles but has since fallen behind, instead seen to bey lobbying against electric vehicles.
The number of federal political action committees that spent money at Trump properties in the first half of 2021 has declined.
Big oil claims to be for climate action but funds lobby groups whose main objective is to resist a raft of Joe Biden’s environmental measures.
A complaint filed at the FEC accuses 18 super PACs of misleading voters by hiding party political action committees that financed them.
On Wednesday, more than 150 corporate giants, including Target, PepsiCo, and Google asked Congress to pass a sweeping voting rights bill.