MapLight research on the influence of money and politics.
admin | January 16, 2008
Dan Newman | May 23, 2007
$8 Million in Campaign Contributions Paves the Way for $4.6 Billion in Loan FeesReport links Payday Loan Industry Campaign Contributions to Regulatory Legislation in State LegislaturesMay 24, 2007 - In a report released today, MAPLight.org, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research group, found that the payday lending industry has dramatically increased its state campaign contributions over the last eight years...
Andrew Page | May 16, 2007
Dan Newman | May 10, 2006
May 10, 2006 - This customized view shows telcom utilities, like BellSouth, supporting HR 5252, and online services, such as Google, opposing it.
Dan Newman | March 20, 2006
March 20, 2006 - More fresh fruit in school breakfasts--it sounds like a good idea for everyone. This fall legislators sought an $18 million pilot program to help schools pay for fresh fruit.But there was a voice of opposition--the food processing industry. They benefit from more sales of canned, dried, and frozen fruit, not fresh.