Lobbyist

US Government Shutdown

October 8, 2013
Tony Corbo explains why the government shutdown threatens public health. The majority of FDA food inspectors have been deemed nonessential under the government shutdown, according to a Department of Health and Human Services memo, and have been furloughed. Meat inspections and import inspections will continue, but the furlough of FDA inspectors still poses a significant…

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC

August 5, 2013
Brendan Fisher: After forty years, corporate-funded ALEC remains an organization filled with secrecy

FCC, Media Consolidation and Internet Regulations

May 10, 2013
Nicholas Johnson: Nomination of Tom Wheeler shows Obama wants an FCC that manages monopoly competition – not a defender of public interest; Wheeler on President’s intelligence advisory board, not likely to defend right to privacy