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Big Ag Interests Flood Washington GMO Initiative With Opposition Money — Echoes California Prop. 37

October 17, 2013Opposition contributions to a Washington State ballot initiative to require labels on products containing genetically modified organisms have grown exponentially over the past couple of months, in a pattern reminiscent of the spending on California's Prop. 37.

How do contributions for and against Washington's I-522 echo the money race for California's Prop. 37? Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Beer Wholesalers Association$13,052,3005
American Crystal Sugar$8,041,4999
Koch Industries$6,922,1631

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Ed Markey[D-MA]178
Kirsten E. Gillibrand[D-NY]177
Mazie K. Hirono[D-HI]176
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]340
Barbara Lee[D-CA]289
Earl Blumenauer[D-OR]280
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.