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.
NRG has paid an army of powerful lobbyists hundreds of thousands of dollars to push a proposed fracked-gas plant against community opposition.
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
A quarter of Biden’s energy transition team – including team head Arun Majumdar – have close ties to Ernest Moniz and the energy industry.
Attorney General Bill Barr’s alarming expansion of political control at the DOJ in advance of the election is also a story of corporate capture: a single law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, has a revolving door monopoly on the highest ranks of the Department of Justice that deserves far more scrutiny.
Anthony Masiello was hired as a lobbyist by the City of Buffalo, creating conflicts of interest with his other clients who do business with the city.
Ex-Rep. Joe Crowley was defeated last November by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Now he’s joining a powerhouse lobbying firm that represents fossil fuel companies and private prisons.
While Wall Street profiteers rake in millions from the Puerto Rico debt crisis, those responsible for creating the debt are escaping accountability.
FERC commissioner Robert F. Powelson is becoming the head of the lobbying group for private water corporations. It’s yet another example of FERC’s revolving door.
Our new report finds that Competitive Power Ventures drastically increased its lobbying efforts as the corruption scandal of Joseph Percoco hung over Albany, potentially threatening CPV’s Valley Energy fracked gas power plant.
A top FERC lawyer has joined a powerhouse oil and gas lobbying firm, ensuring that the revolving door between the federal regulatory agency and the fossil fuel industry continues.
Former Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda (center) with Mayor Byron Brown via City of Buffalo . Daniel Derenda, who recently resigned as the commissioner of the Buffalo Police Department after holding that position for nearly eight years, has been hired by G4S Secure Solutions, the American subsidiary of G4S, a British private security firm. G4S, …