Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 537 headlines found
Eight men are accused of raising $27,500 in campaign contributions, disguising the source of the money and steering it in 2011 and 2012 to the congressional campaign of Donovan. The payments were part of a failed effort to kill a tax, which has eroded the
May 14, 2013 Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 14, 2013 12:43
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May 13, 2013 SmallCap Network
added May 13, 2013 16:13
Two decades later, revelations of Williams' lavish gifts and his company's generous political donations are at the center of a growing scandal dogging the state's two top Republicans - Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.
May 13, 2013 Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 13, 2013 16:05
Since 2006, state Sen. Rob Johnson, R-Edmond, has taken campaign donations from tobacco lobbyists. Earlier this year, Johnson introduced Senate Bill 802, which would've imposed an unwarranted sin tax on the sale of smoke-free electronic cigarettes, which
May 1, 2013 The Oklahoman
added May 8, 2013 22:55
None of this has swayed Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, who continues to oppose a cigarette tax hike. Unsurprisingly, when Tomblin was president of the West Virginia Senate, he accepted more money from the tobacco industry than any other member. It’s time for ou
Mar 6, 2013 Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:32
“With all due respect to my esteemed colleagues, we need to recognize tobacco company money given to our campaigns for what it really is – blood money,” said Pittman, D-Oklahoma City. “Tobacco companies survive by addicting young people to deadly product
Mar 4, 2013 KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Mar 5, 2013 16:11
So who wins, thanks to those six lawmakers who killed local control? Big Tobacco and a tiny fraction of Oklahoma business operators. The losers? The vast majority of Oklahomans who believe health concerns should rule.
Feb 20, 2013 Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 20, 2013 16:21
In what may turn out to be the most important federal campaign finance case since the 2010 decision in Citizens United, the court agreed to decide whether aggregate limits on federal campaign contributions are constitutional.
Feb 19, 2013 New York Times
added Feb 19, 2013 19:48
“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Feb 19, 2013 Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14
E-cig marketing touts the freedom and liberty (a la the Marlboro Man of yore) bestowed by their products, but really e-cigs are emerging as just another way for the cigarette-makers to addict Kentuckians — and their elected officials.
Feb 19, 2013 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 19, 2013 18:47