The taxi cab industry has donated at least $3,500 to the political war-chests of state legislators for every $1 that Uber, Lyft and Sidecar gave.Continue reading
HARTFORD, Conn. — In the bare-knuckle war over toxic chemicals, the fight between industry and activists has shifted noticeably from Washington, D.C., to state venues such as the golden-domed Capitol that rises over Hartford like a lordly manse.
What happened this year in Hartford shows how industry — fueled by the American Chemistry Council, a $100 million a year advocacy group glittered with Fortune 500 partners — is flexing its muscles from statehouse to statehouse to beat back ...Continue reading
Last week, the Delaware legislature sent an interesting bill to Governor Jack Merkell: SB 185, a short, targeted piece of... View ArticleContinue reading
While most of our lobbying reform efforts are targeted at the federal level, looking at different state lobbying regulations can... View ArticleContinue reading
People have a right to know who is influencing elected officials while they create public policy. That lobbying information is... View ArticleContinue reading
As I discussed last week, states have different qualifications that determine when a person needs to register as a lobbyist.... View ArticleContinue reading
Just as lobbyist registration fees vary widely among states, so do requirements for who must register in the first place. Most states... View ArticleContinue reading