Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 1,044 headlines found
what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Jul 25, 2016 Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
[UK] Cabinet facing split on plan for cigarettes in plain packaging: Foreign Secretary questions proposals because of concerns it could lead to rise in smuggling
Philip Hammond says illicit cigarettes could deprive Treasury of revenue / Hammond received £1,000 of hospitality from Japan Tobacco International / Liberal Democrat Stephen Williams admits division within Government
Jan 22, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:03
What does he want to do with the increased access and influence this will buy him in Washington? Likely much of the same thing he has been doing -- advocate for his coal industry and peddle climate denial.
Oct 3, 2013 Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 10, 2013 23:26
good news for the small group of people who have prospered most during a period of mass unemployment. Whether it is good for American democracy is much less clear.
Oct 9, 2013 The American Prospect
added Oct 10, 2013 23:12
TOBACCO giants should be banned from advertising at the the Labour Party conference, Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has urged after one company bought space at this year's event.
Sep 23, 2013 The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 25, 2013 05:12
Money emerges as the core theme in State of Tobacco Control 2013—specifically how states fail to invest in preventing and reducing tobacco use, and how the tobacco industry spends money to make more in profits at the expense of the health of the American
Jan 16, 2013 American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 07:27
The industry has already lined up its troops, hiring 95 lobbyists including a who’s who of players close to Gov. Rick Scott and key Republican legislative leaders, and distributing $217,000 in campaign contributions in the last election cycle. Opposing
Feb 19, 2015 Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Feb 19, 2015 12:01
a confluence of changes has recently prompted public health leaders to start throwing around phrases like "endgame" and "tobacco-free generation." Now, they talk about the slowly-declining adult smoking rate dropping to 10 percent in the next decade and
Feb 10, 2014 Fox News
added Feb 18, 2014 03:40
Observers say with so much profit at stake, it is not surprising the Connecticut roll-your-own bill is at the heart of a controversy involving the campaign for Congress by state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden.
Jun 10, 2012 Westport (CT) News
added Jun 10, 2012 21:40
in late September the tobacco manufacturer the Liggett Group and several company executives, including the CEO, contributed more than $33,000 to a pop-up super PAC that would go on to help the candidacy of just one candidate: Rep. Henry Waxman, arguably t
Nov 15, 2012 Sunlight Foundation
added Nov 15, 2012 10:40