Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 866 headlines found
The tobacco industry deployed “massive” third party lobbying to subvert revised European regulations on tobacco products, helped by regulatory reforms that seem to have made it easier for corporate interests to influence public health legislation, reveal
Feb 25, 2015 British Medical Journal
added Feb 24, 2015 14:59
Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, Americablog, and Naked Capitalism
Feb 24, 2015 Naked Capitalism (blog)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:46
Since 2011, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has provided hospitality and tickets to Members of Parliament for various events, including the Chelsea Flower Show, Glyndebourne Opera Festival and Cricket Test Matches at the Oval.
Feb 20, 2015 TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 20, 2015 15:52
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
trial lawyers...are trying to force a judge they consider unfriendly—Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier—off the case....Tillery's motion alleges bias. Philip Morris lawyers will dispute that when they file a response due Thursday (Feb . 19).
Feb 15, 2015 Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Feb 15, 2015 11:17
Plaintiffs seeking to remove Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from review of their $10 billion judgment against cigarette maker Philip Morris advanced a theory with no stopping point, ethics experts swear.
Feb 12, 2015 Madison County (IL) Record
added Feb 12, 2015 19:28
Former White House counsel Robert Bauer on Wednesday urged the Federal Election Commission to aim low in crafting new rules for campaign contributions in the wake of a 2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down certain donation limits.
Feb 11, 2015 National Law Journal
added Feb 11, 2015 17:11
The cloud that’s been raining on Karmeier’s Supreme Court career comprises two cases. ... a $10.1 billion victory in the class action Price v. Philip Morris. In that case, the plaintiffs convinced a judge that the tobacco company defrauded customers by ma
Feb 2, 2015 90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Feb 11, 2015 00:17
advertisements specifically contended that Karmeier overturned nine-figure settlements in the Philip Morris and State Farm suits just a few years after those companies channeled more than $4 million into Karmeier’s contentious 2004 election bid for Illino
Nov 6, 2014 The Southern Illinoisan
added Feb 10, 2015 19:18
Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the tobacco company again are seeking to remove Justice Lloyd Karmeier, citing in part $500,000 in contributions by Altria Group, Philip Morris' parent company, to a group that supported Karmeier in the Nov. 4
Feb 10, 2015 Crain's Chicago Business
added Feb 10, 2015 18:02