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Meet the Banking Caucus, Wall Street's secret weapon in Washington — Industry campaign cash flows to pro-bank activists in Congress, yielding big returns.
There are more than 2,000 lobbyists for financial firms and trade groups spreading money around Washington… @PublicI
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Anatomy of a lobbying effort — Sixty-three documents that tell the story of a year-long influence campaign.
When the Fed proposed to strengthen banks' capital requirements, scores of lawmakers went to bat for community banks
RT @Publici: Sift through this digital "stack" of letters from members of Congress to the Fed challenging a bank regulation
RT @asmith83: Former Rep. Brad Miller: members are encouraged "to spend every waking moment being on the phone asking for money"
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FEC sends senators erroneous warnings — Politicians received notices they violated election laws due to a communications mix-up.
FEC admonishes pols for failing to file timely campaign finance reports who - wait for it - actually filed on time
Woes of paper filings: Pols received notices they violated law due to a communications mix-up
FEC says bunch of Senate candidates didn't file Q1 campaign $$ reports. One problem: they did
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U.S. announces sweeping reforms to protect coal miners from black lung disease — Surrounded by coal miners, U.S. Labor officials announce reforms including a new rule limiting the disease-causing dust allowed in mines.
RT @pdykstra: Pulitzer followup fm @ChrisDHamby @Publici US announces sweeping black lung protections.
U.S. announces sweeping reforms to protect coal miners from black lung disease h/t @ChrisDHamby
U.S. announces sweeping reforms to protect coal miners from black lung disease… via @PublicI
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Texas freezes agency's funding after air pollution data released — The Alamo Area Council of Governments had its funding frozen after releasing data linking oil and gas drilling to worsening air pollution.
"This is among the more petulant, childish and vindictive things I've seen TCEQ do."… via @PublicI
After San Antonio-area agency published air pollution findings, TX state enviro agency slashed its funding…
Texas freezes agency's funding after air pollution data released… via @PublicI
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