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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Amazon Clashes With Democratic Lawmakers Bankrolled By Its Own Employees

As Amazon Warehouse Employees In Alabama Fight To Unionize, The Company Is Brawling Online With Prominent Democratic Lawmakers Generously Bankrolled By Its Own Employees.

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March Madness 2021: These Schools Have The Most Lobbying Power

Only One College Takes Home The Trophy In March Madness, But The Entire Higher Education Industry Was A Big Winner In Democrats’ Stimulus Package. The American Rescue Plan Provides Nearly $40 Billion In Aid To Colleges And Universities, More Than Either Of The Two Previous Stimulus Bills.

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Corporate Interests Call On Congress To Pass The Dream Immigrant Act

A Broad Coalition Of Corporations And Business Groups Are Pushing Congressional Leaders To Pass Legislation To Create A Path To Citizenship For Undocumented Immigrants Who Arrived In The U.S. As Children.

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Synergy Between Washington And Big Tech Gives Rise To Digital-Intelligence Complex

The synergy between Washington and Silicon Valley can be seen as the latest manifestation of the Beltway’s revolving door. But the size and scope of Big Tech – and the increasing dependence of government on its products and talent – suggest something more: the rise of a Digital-Intelligence Complex. Like the Military-Industrial Complex that President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned against in 1961, it represents a symbiotic relationship in which the lines between one and the other are blurred.

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Hospital Lobby Tied To Cuomo Wields Influence In Washington

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Faces Intense Criticism For Concealing Data About Nursing Home Deaths & Reportedly Threatening A Lawmaker Who Pushed To Investigate The Matter, A Powerful Hospital Lobby With Close Ties To Cuomo & Other New York Politicians Is Coming Under Scrutiny.

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Tennessee Medical Non-Discrimination Business & Consumer Act Gets National Attention

Tennessee’s Medical Non-Discrimination Business And Consumer Act Is Now Getting National Attention. Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina And Other States Are Now Looking Into Ways To Propose A Similar Bill In Their States.

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Court Rules Unions Can’t Force Non-Member Workers To Fund Lobbying

First Circuit Court Of Appeals Handed Victory To A Longtime Non-Union Nurse Who Objected To Being Forced To Pay For Union Lobbying Expenses.

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New Federal Rule: No More Surprise Hospital Bills And More Options For Consumers

As A Result Of A Rule Change Implemented By Former President Trump, Hospitals Have Begun Publishing Their Actual Costs Of Services, Including Discounted Cash And Negotiated Rates.

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