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Spend 30 minutes with your grass roots key contacts

If you could sit down and talk heart-to-heart with each one of your grass roots key contacts, you could build an unstoppable grass roots team. 116 more words

Lobbying

Governors Lean Heavily on Industry-Funded Group on Offshore Drilling

It was a brisk February morning, and the governors of Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia and North Carolina were seated around a ring of tables draped with pleated beige fabric in the ornate Nest Room of Washington, D.C.’s Willard InterContinental Hotel. 3,967 more words

The Odious Corruption Enabled by Big Government

I’ve argued that the crowd in Washington profits by plundering America, but that’s just part of the equation.

There are also plenty of big companies that… 1,590 more words

Big Government

Gender equality and environment laws on business lobby hit list

EXCLUSIVE: EU legislation to ensure gender equality on company boards, to extend maternity leave, and to reduce air pollution and landfill should be killed off, a leading business lobby organisation has told the European Commission. 1,394 more words

Journalism

10 Facts That Everyone Gets Wrong About Vaping - Listverse

If you haven’t already seen this article, it’s extremely well written, provides some good information to educate people.

10 Facts That Everyone Gets Wrong About Vaping – Listverse.

Legislation

Who Will Fill the Policy Advocacy Gap Left by the Bitcoin Foundation?

By Hal M. Bundrick

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — As the Bitcoin Foundation pivots to redefine its primary purpose, at least two organizations are hoping to take a greater role in the areas being abandoned by the Foundation: public policy, education and outreach. 264 more words

Bitcoin Foundation

Why Big Companies Spend So Much Money On Washington: It Works Even Better Than You Think

That money talks in Washington is conventional wisdom for a reason. Corporations, industries, and a handful of extraordinarily wealthy individuals spend big bucks on campaigns and on lobbying not for fun, but because they expect to get something back in return. 791 more words