Lobbying

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‘Citizen’ Board Of Wealthy Texas Donors Will Help Lawmakers

Billionaire political donors and other special interest heavyweights are among ‘citizen advisory’ members named by incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to help Texas lawmakers write bills over the next five months.

01/15/2015

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Opinion: Who Is ALEC?

In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.

07/05/2012

Big Time Lobbying on Immigration (Audio)

Groups on all sides of the immigration debate are spending big money and spending a lot of time trying to influence what might happen on Capitol Hill.  Dave Levinthal (pictured) at the Center for Responsive […]

07/06/2010