SKDKnickerbocker co-founder Anita Dunn is a high-level advisor to President Biden as her firm underminers workers’ rights, housing justice, and climate action.
Gig work front group run by lobbying firm Mercury falsely claimed support from Buffalo community organizations
Uber and Lyft-backed group falsely claimed that several community groups in Buffalo endorse its effort to deny workplace protections to app workers in New York.
Astroturf kingpin deploys front groups to support drilling, aided by frackademic Considine
Last week, the Salt Lake Tribune ran an op-ed entitled “‘Bean-counting bureaucrats’ at BLM are locking up Utah’s future,” advocating the opening of federally owned lands to oil and gas drilling. The column, essentially the same as an op-ed that ran a week earlier in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, relies on a report by Timothy …
In Colorado, “grassroots” pro-fracking groups hire former legislator to campaign against moratoria
This week the Denver Post reported that according to campaign filings, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA), an industry trade group, has spent more than $600,000 to defeat local fracking moratoria along the front range of the Rockies, donating to a number of groups with names such as Boulder Citizens for Rational Energy Decisions …
Opponents of minimum wage increase in NYS tap a notorious tobacco lobbyist
Opponents of the proposed minimum wage increase in New York State have tapped a notorious tobacco and fast food lobbyist to help them make their case. One of Berman’s industry front groups, the Employment Policies Institute, published an op-ed in the Buffalo News last week that argued that an increase in the minimum wage would …