Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 1,052 headlines found
[California] Who’s Calling the Shots in State Politics? How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes
Big Tobacco has maintained an extensive state lobbying network of more than 450 registered lobbyists around the country, among a select group with representatives in every state in recent years.
Mar 25, 2016 Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 25, 2016 16:07
[California] GLANTZ: Center for Public Integrity publishes well-done story on aggressive lobbying by big tobacco to protect e-cigarettes
Understanding how hard the cigarette companies are fighting to protect e-cigarettes (which attract youth to nicotine and inhibit most adult smokers from quitting) should give pause to the shrinking number of legidimate health advoactes who are still clin
Mar 25, 2016 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 25, 2016 16:05
California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
Mar 25, 2016 Vice.com
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32
Campaign Finance..."if the dam barring contributions were broken, more money in exchange for contracts would flow through the same channels already on display.”... Lobbying transparency “Because nothing has transpired in the last half-century to suggest
Mar 16, 2016 National Law Journal
added Mar 17, 2016 20:42
After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Mar 17, 2016 Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47
The Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control is planning to submit a petition to the Chief Electoral Officer asking for polling stations across the State to be made tobacco-free zones, State convenor S. Cyril Alexander said.
Mar 13, 2016 The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
The Legislature showed some guts last week... But give our lawmakers credit: They did the next best thing, even if it was a punt to local government. They passed a bill allowing counties to seek voter approval of a local tobacco tax.
Mar 7, 2016 Los Angeles Times
added Mar 7, 2016 15:58
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) said supporters overcame “significant” lobbying by the tobacco industry to approve what she called “the most far-reaching package of legislation related to tobacco in more than 50 years.” In an Assembly flush
Mar 3, 2016 Los Angeles Times
added Mar 3, 2016 23:26
Moderate Democrats and Republicans block increases and reap campaign donations. Ballot measures to boost tobacco taxes and discourage use are clobbered...This track record should end, possibly on Thursday in a session of the Legislature to consider health
Mar 2, 2016 San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2016 11:27
“It’s difficult to think there’s not a correlation between the contributions to the RGA and Christie’s position in 2014, especially with his unfortunate personal family experiences with smoking, and the pattern that he in general is a supporter of public
Feb 24, 2016 Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added Feb 25, 2016 02:37