Restaurant workers have fought for higher wages for long. Yet, they may unwittingly be paying for lobbying to keep these same wages low.
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This Money Politics section includes news about the efforts to reduce the influence of money over the election system that has grown substantially since the Citizens United ruling. Also see our entire section on Money Politics or our articles on Political Lobbying.
“Protecting democracy” was the top issue listed by voters as an “extremely important” reason they decided to vote in the 2022 election.
I am not against Big Business having a voice, just not all the voices, and especially not an impersonator pretending to speak for God.
Elections cost American taxpayers approximately $2 billion per year—a figure that may grow to $5 billion in the near future.
How dark money is influencing who controls Washington is one of the controversial issues raised by the rise in dark money.
A new bill signed Saturday has made New York’s state legislators the highest paid in the nation, that is just in time for the New Year.
Ethics advocacy groups claim that the proposal from Republicans to change the Office of Congressional Ethics could gut the watchdog.
The release of Donald Trump’s tax returns, is at the very least, a significant step toward greater political transparency.
The estimated cost of of the latest cycle of state and federal midterm elections is projected to exceed a staggering $16.7 billion.
Voters pulled back the curtain on unknown campaign spending, approved ballot that requires public exposure of big-dollar donors.