A group of millionaires and billionaires that includes major investors in green energy are using the international climate talks kicking off this week to push for more government subsidies for the types of companies in which they are investing.
Numerous former board members and trustees of a charity group cofounded by Bill Clinton have been accused of or convicted of insider trading, campaign finance violations, and other illegal schemes.
A leading Democratic super PAC says it will no longer employ lobbyists in the wake of a scandal involving contributions to the group, but one of the executives who announced the move directs a politically connected nonprofit whose corporate supporters have landed billions in federal subsidies.
A foundation funded by opaque financial vehicles poured nearly $50 million into leading liberal and environmentalist groups in 2013 and 2014, according to newly released tax filings.
A Pennsylvania Democrat’s expected U.S. Senate run could renew scrutiny of her role in crafting green energy and environmental policies while she helped run, and was paid by, companies that received billions in taxpayer dollars.
A green energy company accused by two former employees of filing fraudulent applications for federal grant money will receive additional subsidies to research geothermal energy, the Department of Energy announced on Tuesday.
DISH Network is in jeopardy of losing its over $3 billion subsidy from the federal government that allowed the company to buy up half of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) wireless licenses at its last spectrum auction.
The Senate’s top Democrat is proud of securing taxpayer backing for a green energy company accused by former employees of fraudulently obtaining federal grant money, his office said this week.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) recommended for powerful federal posts three partners at a Nevada-based firm that donates to a nonprofit run by his current and former aides.
Corporate donors to a green energy nonprofit operated by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (D., Nev.) former staffers and a current campaign operative have received billions of dollars in federal loan guarantees and grant money as a result of Reid’s advocacy.
Fulcrum Bioenergy began contributing to the Clean Energy Project (CEP) in 2013. One year later, the Nevada Democrat steered tens of millions of dollars in federal grant money to the California biofuel company.