Advocacy

Lobbying Registration Database Reporting Recipe — ProPublica

It can seem like lobbyists run Washington from behind the scenes. But their work isn’t completely opaque: They’re required to register with the House …

Government

Explore quota for indigent among forward castes: HC

The Madras High Court on Thursday directed Advocate-General Vijay Narayan to get instructions from the State government as to whether it is possible …

India

Big East-West skew in record EU lobbying bonanza

Lobbyists spent a record €1.7 billion influencing the European institutions in 2016, with 95 percent of that figure coming from countries that joined …

Politics

Quebec’s bold new basic income offer: Does it benefit the right people?

Quebec says it will provide a guaranteed basic income for 84,000 people who are deemed to have a "severely limited capacity to work" because of physical, psychiatric or development disabilities.<p>Those deemed eligible will see their annual benefits increase to $18,029 annually by 2023, up from …

Basic Income

Trump and GOP promises about middle-class tax cuts were apparently swamped by ideology, lobbying, math

President Trump makes his final pitch for the Republican tax bill on Wednesday, with Senate and House Republicans aiming to have a final bill by …

Business

Lobbying Spending Database-Richard F Hohlt, 2017

NOTE: All lobbying expenditures on this page come from the Senate Office of Public Records. Data for the most recent year was downloaded on October …

Lobbying

How to Be a Fertility Advocate #IVF4BC #WeAre1in6

Ready to use your voice? Ready to be a fertility advocate? Are you one of the 1 in 6 in British Columbia struggling to conceive? Do you want to help? …

British Columbia

How you can save consumer advocacy

From all outward appearances, the consumer advocacy site I run with my team of volunteers may look like a runaway success. <br>Last month, our cases more …

Consumer News

The 4 companies that lobbied most on tax overhaul — and what they got for it

More than 2,000 businesses and organizations have been lobbying on tax issues so far this year.<p>House and Senate Republicans recently passed a pair of tax bills that slash the corporate tax rate and give extra goodies to industries with some of the most active lobbyists. These include tax breaks for …

Politics

Tory policies are making social mobility and child poverty even worse

Damning judgments have been passed this week on these crucial indicators – and Theresa May and her predecessors are to blame for the deterioration in both<p>In the space of 24 hours this week the government was dealt two damning judgments on its treatment of disadvantaged children. First, on Sunday, …

Opinion

Our Social Structure is Rigged

“It’s structure vs. agency,” my professor said to me, as if that cleared everything up.It didn’t. It was my first week of graduate school in …

Social Justice

New lobbying watchdog could help bridge gap between her office and ethics commissioner's, lobbyists say

Lobbying

Secular Social Justice 2018

Last Wednesday the American Humanist Association (AHA) announced it will host the Secular Social Justice 2018 Conference, an all-day event that will …

Social Justice

More Than Half the Members of Washington’s Lobbying Corps Have Plunged Into the Tax Debate

More than half of the federal lobbyists active in 2017 have worked on tax issues, according to a report issued today by Public Citizen that analyzes …

Mike Pence

NFL agrees to commit $89M over seven years to social justice causes

The NFL and a group of players reached an agreement in principle late Wednesday night to partner on a plan to address social justice issues …

Conservative View

Oligarchs Clawback Social Benefits, Call it "Tax Reform"

With a potentially far-reaching dimension, elements in both the House and Senate bills could constrain the ability of states and local governments to …

Liberal View

Prime Minister nominates next Commissioner of Lobbying

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of Nancy Bélanger as the next Commissioner of Lobbying.<p>Nancy Bélanger currently …

Justin Trudeau

Social mobility is a stark postcode lottery. Too many in Britain are being left behind

Today’s state of the nation report reveals a widening geographical divide in people’s life prospects. But England’s lack of social mobility is neither inevitable nor unsolvable<p>Britain is a deeply divided nation. These divisions take many forms – class, income, gender, race – all of which have been …

Social Justice

FCC Moves Forward With Plans To End Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC is moving forward with plans to roll back regulations on net neutrality. The Obama-era rules prevent Internet service providers from blocking …

Net Neutrality

Middle East Lobbying, The Influence Game

And the Turkish government and its critics are locked in a multi-million battle for American politicians’ hearts and minds.<p>Those are some of the top …

Middle East

Coal Mining: Lobbying, 2017

Loading Chart<p><b>Total for Coal mining: $3,810,000</b><b><br>Total Number of Clients Reported: 19</b><b><br>Total Number of Lobbyists Reported: 60</b><b><br>Total Number of Revolvers: 47</b> …

Coal Mining

Rob Shaw: Liberals and Greens struggling to co-operate | The Province

VICTORIA — B.C.’s New Democrat government is watching most of its bills sail unchanged through its first session of the legislature, in part because …

Canadian News

Rob Shaw: Liberals and Greens struggling to co-operate

VICTORIA — B.C.’s New Democrat government is watching most of its bills sail unchanged through its first session of the legislature, in part because …

Canadian News

Dolphins create a fund for social justice programs

MIAMI — Responding to a season of national anthem protests, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has joined with his players to create a fund for social …

Miami Dolphins

Trump Claims Takes a Premature Victory Lap, or Two, in His Fight Against ‘The Swamp’

The president’s team insists that progress has been made. Good government groups say the exact opposite has occurred.<p>To hear the White House tell it, …

Donald Trump

Keys to Success: JCLC 2018 Fundraiser

Help the JCLC Fundraising committee reach its goal of 500 donors and $25,000 by May 2018.<p><i>Every dollar counts and all conference proceeds go directly</i> …

Race & Ethnicity

Advocacy Home

JDRF Advocates help build and sustain critical support for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research funded by the Federal Government by raising awareness among …

Type 1 Diabetes

Clinton-Linked Lobbying Firm Features Prominently in the Manafort Indictment

When federal prosecutors unsealed the twelve-count indictment against former Trump campaign chairman and longtime alleged fixer for the Russian mob, …

Conservative View

Supply teachers are lobbying for better pay

Supply teachers are meeting outside the Welsh Assembly building tomorrow to lobby the Welsh Government for better pay.<p>Many are now employed through …

News (Wales)

Hey, big vendor: Oracle, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook blow even more cash on lobbying

Spend a little bribe, er, time with me...American tech giants have ramped up the amount of cash they spend on lobbying US lawmakers to get their own …

Lobbying