MapLight research on the influence of money and politics.
Pamela Behrsin | April 02, 2008
Pamela Behrsin | March 14, 2008
March 7, 2008 - "Groups that opposed a mental health parity bill that passed the House Wednesday gave five times the amount of campaign contributions to lawmakers than proponents over the past two years, according to data from MapLight.org, a nonprofit organization that tracks campaign money and members' votes...
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
Untitled Document IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dan Newman 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.