Lobbyists Funnel Cash To Democrats Amid Push To Pass Trump Bills

Corporate lobbyists are taking on a larger role in the Democratic Party’s fundraising efforts as it seeks to regain control of Congress, according to documents reviewed by MapLight and International Business Times. The cash infusion comes as House Democrats face pressure to break from their party and support Trump administration

Alaska Has a New Oil Boom Thanks to Fracking

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Arctic lands and waters hold irresistible allure for global oil companies. Despite opposition from environmental groups and President Obama’s 2016 ban on drilling in federal Arctic waters, exploration in Alaska has revealed massive new volumes of oil. This comes at a time of

Wells Fargo exec was fired for not scamming N.J. customers, lawsuit says

NEW BRUNSWICK — A Somerset County woman is suing Wells Fargo Bank alleging she was fired for refusing to participate an alleged scheme similar to the bank’s widespread account scam that led to millions of dollars in federal fines. Melinda Bini, a former assistant vice president and regional private banker