"… pted rules to reduce harmful emissions. The industry rebelled. So did the state legislature. A few months later, the legislature overwhelmingly approved SB1134, a bi …"
"… . Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt, a Republican who represents Karnes County in the state legislature, is no stranger to that industry. He has leased some of his own land to oi …"
"… use that is going against the interest of business.” The TCEQ, like the state legislature, is intertwined with the industry. The agency’s three commissioners are …"
"… ciary aren’t unduly influenced by outside interests.” The online New Mexico Watchdog suggested that the legislature consider addressing a gap in …"
"… consider addressing a gap in state law that an official said limited New Mexico from posting the state’s disclosures online, as the Center noted in …"
"… D-Calif.; Al Franken, D-Minn.; Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii; Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Patty Murray, D-Wash.; and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H. …"
"… — Arizona, Idaho, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia and Wyoming — implement ethics rules through various governmen …"
"… rts took what some believe to be a huge step backwards. In 2010, the state Supreme Court ruled that judges need not recuse themselves from cases involving their ow …"
"… .J., offered a bill opposing Sessions' on June 22. The proposed "Community Broadband Act of 2005" would explicitly allow local governments to offer municipal w …"
"… ncrease caps spurred the major local phone companies—SBC Communications, BellSouth, Verizon and Qwest—to deploy lobbyists around the capitals and fight rat …"
"… te in the House on a bill to freeze local telephone rates, Eliseo Gomez, a BellSouth vice president and lobbyist, placed a call to Rep. Julio Robaina, a Republ …"
"… Robaina, a Republican who represents part of Miami and is also a longtime BellSouth employee. (Florida has a "citizen legislature," where legislators spend pa …"
"… epartment of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Senate Democrats said last week they plan to subpo …"
"… d consultants such as former Christian Coalition head Ralph Reed, one-time Energy Regulatory Commission Chairwoman Elizabeth “Betsy” Moler, in addition …"
"… ent Dick Cheney last year when the vice president was leading the National Energy Policy Development Group — made up of Cheney and various department and …"