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Editorial: Don’t try to silence political speech

A handful of Democrats got together this legislative session and tried to get one of their foes to shut up. How? By limiting its ability to speak. 55 more words

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States Are Secretly Trying to Tax Your Online Purchases

States and localities currently cannot tax online purchases made from companies outside their own borders. Yet over the past two decades, state and local tax officials… 535 more words


Report: A Trump Appointee Has Earned Six Figures Lobbying For Saudi Arabia This Year

When Donald Trump promised to drain the swamp of Washington insiders peddling special interests, his supporters might not have expected the talent pool to be refilled with quite so many businessmen with questionable lobbying ties. 508 more words

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Influencing Albany -- lobbying expenses of local businesses and organizations in 2016

The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) is charged with the responsibility of monitoring and enforcing the laws and regulations on public ethics. 1,201 more words


How did America become a global farce?

If you wonder how the once-great democracy that was the hallmark of American governance could possibly have descended into the global farce it has become, you need to see this film. 41 more words


Alderman Blasts Ethics Board For Accusing Husband Of Illegal Lobbying

CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Side alderman criticized the city’s Board of Ethics on Wednesday, after the panel ruled her husband had illegally lobbied Mayor Rahm Emanuel through his personal email account. 243 more words


"Too busy" Prime Minister dines on green asparagus and truffle salad with Tory donors this evening

“Theresa May was schmoozing multi-millionaire Tory donors at the Savoy while Grenfell Tower residents faced homelessness and talks with the DUP stalled, HuffPost UK can reveal. 520 more words