Campaign contributions


By Damian Carrington and Harry Davies May 12, 2015

Shell, ExxonMobil and Marathon Petroleum got subsidises granted by politicians who received significant campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry, Guardian investigation reveals

DC Subsidy Transparency Leads to Campaign Finance Reform

On the heels of a terrific NPR-station exposé, the District of Columbia has become the first large U.S. jurisdiction to enact campaign finance reform thanks to job subsidies becoming transparent.

Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Ban Pay-To-Play on Subsidies

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Subsidies to Campaign Contributors in NC and DC

Two recent investigative news reports, one in North Carolina and another in District of Columbia, provide useful examples of how major campaign contributors often end up receiving substantial subsidies or special tax treatment.