Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 1,070 headlines found
In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.
Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
Sep 26, 2018 The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
a state ban on corporate contributions to political campaigns, parties and candidate-focused political action committees, in an opinion definitively stating that giving businesses direct influence in elections poses a legitimate threat of corruption.
Sep 6, 2018 Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 20:05
Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association....fiercely lobbying for change, had accepted initial funding from vaping interests..."We do not say that we do not accept funding from the vaping industry, which is quite separate from the tobacco industry,"
Aug 27, 2018 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:31
Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
Aug 6, 2018 OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
Jul 18, 2018 The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
Lewis Powell’s appointment in 1971 marked a sea change for corporate America. It’s his seat that Brett Kavanaugh now hopes to fill...Powell —...a member of multiple corporate boards of directors, including that of tobacco giant Philip Morris (now Altria
Jul 15, 2018 Bloomberg News
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
Recently, City Council introduced legislation to ban fruit- and candy-flavored cigars and cigarillos – products that appeal to children.... Harrisburg shot them down...Altria – the parent company of Phillip Morris, and the maker of Black & Mild, the popu
Jul 11, 2018 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2018 21:31
has been a top funder of the controversial “dark money” organization created to promote President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda... Reynolds American...donated $1.5 million to America First Policies...racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic views express
Jun 26, 2018 Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:36
Though anti-tobacco groups insist the media frenzy over the Juul is an organic response to rising Juul use in high schools and middle schools, there is compounding evidence that it was part of a calculated and concerted effort by anti-tobacco activists.
Jun 1, 2018 Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:17
I can think of much better ways to spend $13.6 million in San Francisco. And I can think of dozens of issues I care more about. But I’ll vote for Prop. E because there’s something gratifying about R.J. Reynolds Tobacco seeing more than $10 million go up
May 31, 2018 San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jun 2, 2018 10:20