MapLight reveals corporate influence on FCC's net neutrality decision
With the debate over net neutrality in full swing, MapLight investigated and found that three of the nation’s largest internet service providers and the cable television industry’s primary trade association have spent more than a half-billion dollars lobbying the FCC and other government agencies in the past decade.
MapLight investigates money behind Senate health care bill
Last month, a group of senators drafted a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This bill, now known as the American Health Care Act, would have caused as many as 14 million Americans to lose their health insurance coverage next year. MapLight followed the money and found that the senators crafting the bill collected campaign contributions from the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries.
MapLight’s Direction Forward
MapLight is proud to announce a new website and an expanded scope of work that includes promoting policies that reduce the influence of money in politics and give more power to people like you.
MapLight reveals funding behind repeal of Dodd-Frank reforms
Earlier this year, House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, a bill that would gut significant parts of the landmark Wall Street reform law passed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. If passed, the measure would strip the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of many of its powers, requiring it … Continue reading "MapLight reveals funding behind repeal of Dodd-Frank reforms"
Voter’s Edge leads 74% of users to vote for more offices in 2016
Now that the dust has settled from the 2016 election, MapLight is pleased to share a detailed assessment of Voter’s Edge, our comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to federal, state, and local elections in California, Illinois, and New York.
MapLight on the national stage: Spokesperson for controversial Trump nominee labels our data “fake news”
In February, MapLight garnered national attention when a spokesperson for Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s contentious nominee for Labor Secretary, dismissed MapLight’s data on his client’s campaign contributions as “fake news.”
Voter’s Edge empowers 2.1 million users in 2016 elections
This year, thanks to Voter’s Edge, 2.1 million people in California, Illinois, and New York were able to find the information they needed to cast more informed votes in the primary and general elections.
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