The investment firm of JB Pritzker, the Democratic nominee for governor of Illinois, purchased a company that eventually settled a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Labor for failing to fully pay employees their wages and overtime pay.
The push for a November ballot question asking Arizona voters to increase the state’s renewable mandate from 15 to 50 percent hasn’t received any monetary support from local citizens. Instead, recent campaign finance filings show all of the contributions for the drive have come only from California billionaire Tom Steyer’s NextGen America PAC.
George Soros, the Hungarian-born financier and billionaire political activist, pumped $450,000 into the Florida-based PAC United for Progress, according to campaign finance records with the Florida Secretary of State’s office.
Democrats in Colorado this Saturday will gather to vote on who will make the primary ballot in June, providing political onlookers with a sense of how divided the state party is.
A key allegation in a climate lawsuit by the City of New York against Exxon and four major oil producers is identical to an allegation recently discredited by a judge in a similar case in California.
A federal judge dismissed a case in which three members of the Electoral College from 2016 challenged a Colorado law requiring them to cast their vote for president to represent the state’s popular vote winner.
California cities suing Exxon and four other oil companies have reworded a portion of their original complaint after being rebuked by the presiding judge.
The editor of a pro-Republican website in Arizona claims to have unearthed dozens of new examples in which Democratic state senator Juan Mendez may have plagiarized websites in speeches and remarks on legislation.
Levi Tillemann, who is running in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District’s Democratic primary, is no longer openly criticizing the Democratic Party—but if you ask him if the primary process thus far has been fair, he cannot bring himself to say “yes.”
Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania summed up his climate plan as “the quieter the better” in a face-to-face meeting with billionaire activist Tom Steyer in 2017, according to emails from a source with knowledge of the meeting.