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Stop COKE From Trashing a Recycling Scheme That Works!
Business  (tags: Coke, lobbyists, Premier Baird, Australia, ethics, dishonesty )

Linda
- 98 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
Urge NSW Premier Mike Baird to stand up to soft drink giant Coke and give NSW the worlds best recycling plan, like he promised.
Who Is Calling the Shots in State Politics?
Business  (tags: lobbyists, State politics, government, buying corporate power, undermining democracy )

Dandelion
- 136 days ago - publicintegrity.org
Lobbying protected by the constitutional right to petition the government takes different forms and follows different rules in each state. More companies and interest groups are sending surrogates to represent their interests in state capitals.
Chinese Law Firm to Merge With American Firms, Employ Howard Dean, Newt Gingrich
Business  (tags: China, U.S., Dacheng, Dentons, McKenna Long & Aldridge, law firm merger, largest law firm in world, lobbyists, policy professionals, "government affairs", Newt Gingrich, Howard Dean )

Judy
- 404 days ago - firstlook.org
McKenna Long and Dentons also engage in lobbying, giving Dacheng's clients a new avenue for understanding and influencing the American system.
Big Bank's Analyst Worries That Iran Deal Could Depress Weapons Sales
Business  (tags: U.S., weapons manufacturers, lobbyists, Middle East, Iran negotiations, Deutche Bank, Lockheed, war, weapons sales )

Judy
- 466 days ago - firstlook.org
Rising tensions in the Middle East have prompted governments to go on a shopping spree for American lobbyists and weapons.
The Largest, Most Disastrous Trade Deal You'Ve Never Heard Of
Business  (tags: TPP, trade agreements, Wall Street, lobbyists, Trans Pacific Partnership )

Freya
- 539 days ago - alternet.org
Lobbyists from America's biggest corporations and Wall Street's biggest banks have been involved in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but not the American public.
As the World Burns, Our Political Class Whoops It Up With the Plutocracy
Business  (tags: greed, Koch Brothers, politicians, plutocracy, lobbyists )

Freya
- 660 days ago - alternet.org
It's party time, whether in Martha's Vineyard or at the Kochs' posh retreat in Southern California.
TurboTax Lobbyists Try To Block State Aid to Poor
Business  (tags: Intuit, TurboTax, software, California, lobbyists, corporate, greed, ethics, money, politics, government, corruption, business, consumers, poor, taxpayers, abuse )

Tom
- 2529 days ago - latimes.com
For several years Intuit lobbyists have tried to kill a state program that allows some California residents, mostly low-income taxpayers, to have the state tax board fill out their tax returns for free -- competition for Intuit's popular TurboTax software
Investigation: The Oil Money Behind the Anti-Stimulus Fight
Business  (tags: Republicans, oil baorns, lobbyists, stimulus, Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act, economy, bank failures, bailouts, bonuses )

Blue
- 2685 days ago - southernstudies.org
Who is Americans for Prosperity? According to SourceWatch.org, the group was founded in 2003 with money from the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, which is run by the billionaires behind Kansas-based Koch Industries -- the national's largest private
Pulling the TARP Over Our Eyes
Business  (tags: bailouts, Henry Paulson, mortgages, banks, lobbyists, TARP, US Treasury )

RC
- 2838 days ago - nytimes.com
US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson calls the bailout fund for banks & mortgages lenders the "troubled asset relief program" - TARP. I call it bullsh*t. Finance lobbyists are scrambling to get the most on the $ for their pimps. You & I will pay bigtime.
Will The "Drill, Baby, Drill" Temper Tantrum Shut Down Our Government?
Business  (tags: Republicans, John McCain, Sarach Palin, Conservatives, BIG OIL, lobbyists, corruption, coverup, Campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2849 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Because conservative leaders are so deep in the pocket of Big Oil, they are vehemently against any compromise that doesn't give them everything they want.
McCain's Son Steps Down From High-Up Banking Posts
Business  (tags: John McCain, Keating 5, Andrew McCain, banks, banking industry, Nevada, Arizona, politics, government, money, lobbyists, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2893 days ago - rawstory.com
Andrew McCain stepped down from the boards of Silver State Bancorp and Silver State Bank of southern Nevada for "personal reasons," the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Silver State would not comment further.
   

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