President Biden’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council that recommends water privatization has ties to private water giant, Veolia and water privatizers that stand to profit off of its recommendations.
In Pennsylvania, healthcare profiteers top the list of the most aggressive spenders on lobbying in the state. In 2022, nearly $30 million was spent on direct healthcare lobbying, about $11 million was spent on Medicare and Medicaid, and over $13 million was spent on insurance lobbying. Together, that’s more than the total lobbying spending on energy, the state budget, and education combined.
Pennsylvania is a key focus for the oil and gas industry. In fact, at least $1.8 million was spent in 2022 and the American Petroleum Institute reports spending more money on lobbying in Pennsylvania than in any other state last year.
Left: The Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh; Right: Fracking Infrastructure in Washington County Pennsylvania via Flickr In early October 2022, the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) made the controversial decision to drop out of a public forum where it was slated to discuss the progress of its ongoing studies on fracking and its …
Pennsylvania’s richest person is funding an influential network of right-wing think tanks and causes across the state.
SKDKnickerbocker co-founder Anita Dunn is a high-level advisor to President Biden as her firm underminers workers’ rights, housing justice, and climate action.
Reforms to New York’s 485-a real estate subsidy went into effect on January 1, 2021. Lawmakers gutted them six months later.
Out-of-state billionaires are donating big to pro-Israel groups splurging on state elections to defeat progressive candidates.
Several of President-elect Biden’s foreign policy cabinet members, advisors, and White House staff come from arms industry-tied WestExec Advisors and Pine Island Capital
How can we find out who is bankrolling the politicians and organizations standing in the way of a full and fair vote count?
NY governor is raising money from billionaires on promises not to raise their taxes and instead slash state funding for poor cities
Selection of Blackstone senior advisory director Bill Mulrow raises concerns about Wall Street profiteering from coronavirus recovery