CHOICE Act Demonstrates Banking Industry's Muscle
June 12, 2017
Banks are supposed to protect people’s money, and politicians are supposed to represent people’s interests. But a bill which passed the House of Representatives last week would put people’s savings in jeopardy, enrich the banks, and fatten the campaign chests of its congressional supporters.
Power Grab from Above
June 6, 2017
President Trump’s plan to turn air traffic control (ATC) over to the private sector would shift millions of dollars worth of public assets into private hands and potentially provide a multi-billion dollar shot in the arm to the airline industry, a reliable contributor to Trump’s Republican allies on Capitol Hill.
Big Victory in the Fight Against Big Money
June 6, 2017
On Monday night, the Howard County (MD) Council voted 4-1 to stand with their constituents and establish the Citizens’ Election Fund.
Trump's Exit from Climate Deal Defies Public Opinion
June 3, 2017
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement is a potential boon to the U.S. fossil fuel industry, a major source of campaign cash for Trump and his Republican allies in Congress
Lenders Put Your Money to Work - for Themselves
June 2, 2017
If you’re wondering how special interests and high-dollar donors threaten the proper function of our democracy, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (CFPB) is a pretty good place to start looking.