updated Thu. December 14, 2023
Berkeley Daily Planet
March 20, 2018
Different levels of government will transform the right to housing into the right to exist without housing (homeless encampments, sleeping on sidewalks, etc.), then set that right to exist in conflict with property rights, and let property rights win. It's a game played in courts. The word in Berkeley is that the city isÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
... retaliation" against the lottery's corporation's security director, Alfred DuPuis, for his "forthright testimony" about during investigative hearings last year by Verrengia's public safety committee into a 2015 fraud scandal that forced cancellation of the 5 Card Cash game. An alleged "revolving door of cronyism"ÃâÃÂ ...
The CT Mirror
March 13, 2018
This rare government gig allows them to legally work for both industry and the Trump administration at the same time. ... Trump administration's embrace of revolving-door hiring,” said Jeff Hauser, executive director of the Revolving Door Project at the nonpartisan Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
March 12, 2018
Corporate capture of the government cripples its ability to carry out protective laws and puts lives at risk, especially those living in communities of color and low-income communities that are more exposed to threats. Here's a quick roundup of some of the more egregious administration nominations andÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
Shortly after his inauguration, Trump signed an executive order barring lobbyists and consultants with private clients from working for government, some for five years, some for the rest of their lives. But we learned Thursday from the Associated Press that at least 24 senior officials in the White House andÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
The White House-Goldman Sachs revolving door has been costly for the nation. The central role of Goldman Sachs in ... Citibank was poorly governed, and ended up in disaster after the 2008 financial crisis, requiring a massive government bailout to stay in business. Nonetheless, Rubin's policy errors paleÃâÃÂ ...
The National Memo (blog)
March 8, 2018
We also found — for the first time — dozens of special-government employees, or SGEs, who work as paid consultants or experts for federal agencies while ... “Focusing on novel scandals alone can distract from the enormous scale of the Trump administration's embrace of revolving-door hiring,” said JeffÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
Of 59 EPA hires tracked by the AP over the last year, about a third worked as registered lobbyists or lawyers for chemical manufacturers, fossil fuel producers or other corporate clients. This is the exact type of revolving-door conflicts of interest that Trump promised voters he would eliminate. Most of thoseÃâÃÂ ...
Green Left Weekly
March 7, 2018
This allows these industries to shape tax and regulatory regimes in their favour, and to drive major government and private sector investments in their own infrastructure. This phenomenon has previously been referred to as the “revolving door” between the political and corporate realms. But although thereÃâÃÂ ...
Legal Business (blog)
March 5, 2018
Further afield, Mayer Brown confirmed Friday (March 2) that it had hired former Kirkland & Ellis corporate partner James John Antonopoulos to its banking and finance practice. Mayer Brown structured finance group co-leader Stuart Litwin said Antonopoulos had experience advising a range of clients onÃâÃÂ ...
The Conversation AU
March 4, 2018
This allows these industries to shape tax and regulatory regimes in their favour, and to drive major government and private sector investments in their own infrastructure. The phenomenon we seek to highlight has previously been referred to as the “revolving door” between the political and corporate realms.
March 1, 2018
An exclusive new report details the revolving door between big corporate law firms and the administration. ... Firms like Kirkland & Ellis and Jones Day have become a way station between government and business where partners can advocate for corporate clients while awaiting appointment to ExecutiveÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
Bruning, who served as Nebraska's attorney general from 2003-15, recounted how GOP law enforcement chiefs first decided to sue the federal government over the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care law, and eventually fought to overturn dozens of federal rules. “The Obama administration broughtÃâÃÂ ...
The National Business Review
February 20, 2018
In many democracies, they call it the “revolving door” of influence whereby political insiders shift easily between government jobs or positions and lobbying ... Now, he says, he is “looking forward to using the experience I have gained in the Beehive and prior to that as a senior corporate affairs manager.”.
Michael West News
February 8, 2018
It is testament to the prolific connections between the resources lobby and government, the “revolving doors” between industry, the major political parties ... this revolving-door activity in an attempt to determine just how extensive the influence of the fossil fuel industry has been on the nation's policy-makers.
December 31, 1999
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help ... former lobbyists, lawyers and others from participating in any matter they worked on for private clients within two years of going to work for the government.
Bloomberg Big Law Business
December 31, 1999
The revolving door between Big Law and government agencies has long been a target of criticism, but a new report by watchdog organization Public Citizen argues that the number of former corporate attorneys working in the Trump administration should be even more cause for concern. Seventy-six of 127ÃâÃÂ ...