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Russia Probe Shifts Focus to Flynn's Business Partner, Democratic Lawmakers Confident

Former ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is being further investigated for the lobbying work with the Turkish government and Bijan Kian, Flynn’s former business partner, according to an FBI interviewee. 385 more words

National Security

Preparing to Lobby for CT Envir. Funding

Sometimes it’s hard to see the forest for the trees. That’s what the current CT budget slice-and-dice is like. People may think that cutting funds for things such as parks, renewable energy, and energy efficiency will save money for taxpayers, but that’s fallacy. 204 more words


So I Have This Idea...

I spent several days in Memphis.

My current employer decided to send a contingency from the center of the state west to work on a project. 507 more words


Why Netflix Decided to Back Net Neutrality After All

Netflix has long been the poster child of companies that might not exist if the Internet had been locked down and controlled more heavily by the cable and telecommunications industry in its early days. 456 more words


The Things I Do For Good Jobs

I have had many adventures during my years of working in the Captiol community.  Whether it was helping campaign for a State Senator on a road that was full of barbed wire and Confederate flags; staying in House/Senate session long enough to see the Sun set in the west windows and rise in the east windows; seeing good friends like Andy Schor and Brandt Iden become representatives and getting to testify in front of their committee … it has really been fun. 806 more words

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"Free Market" Shareholder Proposal on Lobbying Disclosure at Caterpillar

A shareholder proposal on disclosing of lobbying priorities from the right-wing the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project:

At this week’s Caterpillar annual shareholder meeting, the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project (FEP) is asking company investors to support…

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Human lives weighed against corporate profit

Published by: European Trade Union Institute (etui), HesaMag, Health and safety at work magazine, N° 15, 6th June 2017

Author: Rachel Tansey

At the end of February, the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) Committee backed a tightening of the Directive protecting workers against cancer-causing chemicals. 61 more words