Luxembourg tax deals for Disney, Koch brothers empires revealed

By Alison Fitzgerald and Marina Walker Guevara

New leak discloses secret tax agreements between major American companies and Luxembourg.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Prime Minister":

"… re-foot Luxembourg office building at a ceremony in late November in which Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna gave speeches. With the …"

Brand-name companies' secret Luxembourg tax deals revealed

Leaked documents show how Luxembourg is a “magical fairyland” for global corporations seeking to slash their tax bills.

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… xplore all the documents at ICIJ.org      …"

Retailers band together to fight health reform law

By Erin Quinn

Companies, trade groups band together to lobby on issues of common interest.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bank of America":

"… ly on, represent or supply the mailing industry, such as American Express, Bank of America, Conde Nast, the Envelope Manufacturers Association, FedEx, the National R …"

Lobbyist PACs hurting for cash following election

By Dave Levinthal

Political cash machines of many top government affairs shops see a slow start to 2014 election cycle.

Excerpts from this story referencing "ExxonMobil":

"… ients include Aetna, Airlines for America, Barclays, Boeing, Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Pfizer, the Renewable Fuels Associ …"

Bank of America, unions among newly named inauguration sponsors

By Dave Levinthal

Sponsors of Obama's second inaugural have spent nearly $283 million on lobbying since 2009.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bank of America":

"… deral Election Commission until 90 days after Monday’s inauguration. …"

"… eral lobbying since 2009, while Coca-Cola has spent nearly $25 million and Bank of America more than $12.8 million, federal disclosures show. The Forest County Pota …"

Package from Yemen leads to worker illness, government stonewalling

By J.J. Barrow and Trevor Aaronson

U.S. Postal Service refuses to investigate an employee’s debilitating illness and a suspicious package that spilled chemicals.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Florida Center for Investigative Reporting":

"… stigate, stating through lawyers that the incident never occurred. But the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, in partnership with the Investigative Reporting Program at the University …"

"… well again.“I just want my health to be the way it was,” Lill said.The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting is a nonprofit news organization supported by foundations and individual c …"

FedEx fails to deliver for drivers

By Amy Biegelsen

FedEx drivers are part of the ever-blurring line between employees and contractors.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dick Gephardt":

"… saw an opportunity to get the IRS off their backs.With help from then-Rep. Dick Gephardt and then-Sen. Bob Dole, they condensed the 20-part IRS test into a single …"

John Boehner unapologetic about pro-business agenda

By Aaron Mehta

“I am the business community.” So declared John Boehner in a September interview with CNN, and his campaign contribution track record bears

Excerpts from this story referencing "head":

"… ist-turned-tobacco executive, two former CEOs of an insurance company, the head of a coal company, and a former telecommunications lobbyist, as well as co …"

Boehner's pro-business speech reflects campaign contributions

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

House Republican Leader John Boehner’s high-profile speech yesterday urging the Obama administration to fire its top economic advisers and o

Excerpts from this story referencing "Altria":

"… action committee contributions from AT&T, CME Group, Bank of America, Altria, United Parcel Service, Reynolds American, JP Morgan Chase, FedEx, and Sec …"

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss?

By Sam Stein

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2006 — When Representative John Boehner, R-Ohio, was elected House majority leader on February 2, he presented himself

Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Election Commission":

"… rent from DeLay.While Boehner may not be a hammer, he has been a highflyer.Federal Election Commission records and House travel disclosure forms reviewed by the Center indicate …"

"… R.J. Reynolds, Sallie Mae and other corporations contributed. According to Federal Election Commission records, from 2001 to 2005, R.J. Reynolds’ PAC and company vice presiden …"

Interview: Not in the U.S. of A?

By Charles Lewis

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2003 — A month before the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and all of the increased government secrecy that

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… n Solomon. And earlier this year, the FBI opened and confiscated his mail. Center for Public Integrity executive director Charles Lewis recently interviewed Solomon about it.Cha …"

Chemical industry among big spenders on lobbying this quarter

By Dave Levinthal

New numbers indicate it's still good to be a lobbyist in America.

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… ional Association of Broadcasters, defense contractor United Technologies, FedEx Corp., health firm Amgen, Shell Oil, Prudential Financial, JPMorgan Chase …"