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Campaign Funding in Silicon Valley: Spotlight on San Jose
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Facebook Lobbying Expenditures Surpass Google For First Time in Decade
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After more than a decade, Facebook has finally caught up with Google -- at least, when it comes to lobbying in the nation’s capital.
Voter’s Edge Launches Guide to Help Californians Vote in the March 3 Primary Election
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Voter's Edge California, a comprehensive online voter guide in English and Spanish, launched today to provide voters with unbiased information on candidates and ballot measures from the top of the ticket down to the local level.
Flood of Pharma Money Fails to Stop House Pricing Bill, But McConnell Payoff Likely to Prove Pivotal in Senate
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A measure to lower drug prices narrowly passed the House last month, despite a near-even split of pharmaceutical industry money among Republican lawmakers, who almost unanimously opposed the bill, and Democrats, who unanimously supported it.
Manufacturers of Forever Chemicals Give Generously to House Members
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Opponents of a bill to give the EPA more power over hazardous "forever chemicals" received 20 percent more in campaign contributions from the chemicals’ manufacturers than supporters.
2018 Fair Elections in Berkeley
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Berkeley's new system of publicly funded elections has empowered candidates to run for office based on the strength of their community support, reduced the influence of special interests in Berkeley elections, and amplified the voices of small donors in the political process.
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