Education Lobbying Groups Boost Spending As Biden Administration Set To Reverse DeVos-Era Policies

Education Groups Have Already Spent More Than $20 Million In The First Quarter Of 2021 Lobbying Members Of Congress For More Funding As Education Secretary Miguel Cardona Proposes A $102.8 Billion Education Budget. The 2022 Fiscal Year Budget Would Reverse Many Betsy Devos-Era Education Policies.

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Senate Republicans Block Controversial Voting Measure With Filibuster

U.S. Senate Republicans Used A Filibuster To Block Debate On The Democrat-Led “For The People Act,” Which Would Have Federalized Several Aspects Of Elections And Taken Away The Power Of State Governments To Determine Their Congressional Redistricting, Giving That Power To Independent Commissions.

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Gun Control Lobbying Spending Rises As Biden Calls To End Mass Shootings

Lobbying Spending By Gun Control Groups Rose In The First Quarter Of 2021 Compared To The Same Period Last Year As A Return To Frequent Mass Shootings Turned Up The Pressure For Anti-Gun Violence Legislation.

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U.S. Senators Introduce Heightened Federal Gun Control Legislation

The Introduced Heightened Gun Control Policies Include Expanding Background Checks, Limiting Handgun Purchases And Enacting Red Flag Laws At A National Level.

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Biden Pushes More Audits, Higher Corporate Taxes To Fund Infrastructure Bill

The “Made In America Tax Plan,” Focuses On Raising Taxes On Corporations And Preventing Them From Moving Profits Overseas. The Plan Claims To Raise $2.5 Trillion Over 15 Years But the Tax Hike Has Raised Concerns From Economists, Republicans And Some Democrats.

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Arizona Republicans Push Democrat Senator To Hold Filibuster Line

An Arizona Democrat, U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Is Facing A Grueling Test: Whether She Will Buck The Progressive Wing Of Her Party And Stand By Her Vow To Uphold The Senate Filibuster Even If It Imperils Top Democratic Priorities She Supports.

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Pharma Lobby Fights Dem Proposals On Vaccine Access And Drug Pricing

Drugmakers Are Enjoying Renewed Clout In Washington For Their Rapid Development Of COVID-19 Vaccines, But They’re Set To Clash With Democrats Over Proposals That Would Hurt The Pharmaceutical Industry’s Profits.

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Congressional Democrats Have No Business Dictating State Tax Policy

Democrats Are The Party Of Higher Taxes. President Joe Biden Has Proposed Trillions Of Dollars In Tax Hikes On American Families And Businesses While Far-left Politicians Like Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Are Pushing For Biden To Go Even Further And Enact Trillions More. Now, With Passage Of Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Spending Plan, Democrats Are Not Just Trying To Enact Higher Taxes At The Federal Level – They Are Also Trying To Stop States From Cutting Their Own Taxes.

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Biden Plans First Major U.S. Tax Increase In Decades

President Joe Biden Is Planning The First Major Federal Tax Hike In Nearly 30 Years. Biden Has Not Released The Full Tax Plan, But Sources Say Proposed Changes Would Raise Taxes, Including The Corporate Tax Rate, To Help Fund An Anticipated Several Trillion Dollars In Additional Federal Spending.

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Healthcare Interests, Restaurants Among COVID Relief Bill Winners

While Many Interest Groups Felt They Missed Out On Crucial Aid In Biden’s Relief Package, A Handful Of Industries Scored Huge Wins, Including Healthcare Industry Giants.

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