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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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[Virginia] BREAKING: Feds Drop Case Against Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell And His Wife ($$)

Law360
added Sep 8, 2016 20:37
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[California] Campaign Finance: PROPOSITION 056 - CIGARETTE TAX TO FUND HEALTHCARE, TOBACCO USE PREVENTION, RESEARCH, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.

How much money is being raised and spent to pass or defeat California propositions and ballot measures, and what are the sources of the money? Check here to follow the money trail.
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 11:19
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[Virginia] U.S. Attorney's Office recommends retrial of Bob McDonnell

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia reportedly has recommended that the Justice Department seek to retry former Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges...federal prosecutors will seek to bring a new case against the former go
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2016 14:56
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California ballot campaigns raise nearly $300M

Tobacco is outspending its opposition 2-to-1 in an effort to defeat Proposition 56, which would add a $2 tax onto each pack of cigarettes. That would increase the tax to $2.87. “Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the meas
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Sep 3, 2016 13:17
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A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new requirement that most e-cigarettes already on sale in the United States be evaluated retroactively to determine
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 13:33
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[California] LATE CONTRIBUTION REPORT: NO ON 56 - STOP THE SPECIAL INTEREST TAX GRAB. MAJOR FUNDING BY PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES (MADE BY ITS SERVICE COMPANY, ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC) / AMOUNT RECEIVED: $386,000.00
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 10:56
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[Virginia] U.S. attorney’s office recommends putting Robert McDonnell on trial again

Less than three months after the Supreme Court vacated the convictions of former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell, the U.S. attorney’s office that prosecuted the Republican has recommended to Justice Department higher-ups that they endeavor to try h
Washington Post
added Sep 3, 2016 15:01
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[Virginia] Feds Recommend Retrying Ex-Gov. Robert McDonnell

Disgraced former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, convicted of 11 counts of bribery and corruption but granted a reprieve by the Supreme Court, could face a retrial. Lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia have reportedl
U.S. News & World Report
added Sep 3, 2016 14:57
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In California, four measures get most of the cash

Tobacco companies have outraised supporters of the cigarette tax, Proposition 56, by about a two-to-one margin. Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the measure.
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:18
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