Comment on AT&T wields enormous power in Sacramento

AT&T wields enormous power in Sacramento

No other single corporation has spent more trying to influence legislators in recent years. It dispenses millions in political donations and has an army of lobbyists. Bills it opposes are usually defeated.SACRAMENTO — As the sun set behind Monterey Bay on a cool night last year, dozens of the state's top lawmakers and lobbyists ambled onto the 17th fairway at Pebble Beach for a round of glow-in-the-dark golf.

Topics:  sacramento    as   monterey bay   pebble beach   lobbyists   
  • The Future of Wireless Communication May Be Decided by Professors Who Are Paid for Their Opinions
    Verizon Communications Inc. and T-Mobile USA Inc. were out in force, as were some of the most powerful lobbyists in Washington, D.C. Along with those household names was the little known but quietly influential Jonathan Spalter. The chairman of Mobile ...
    03/21/2014 - 5:05 am | View Link
  • AT&T wields enormous power in Sacramento
    The Speaker's Cup is the centerpiece of a corporate lobbying strategy so comprehensive and successful ... AT&T has "shown the ability to exercise political power on an unprecedented scale," said Regina Costa, a researcher for the Utility Reform Network ...
    04/23/2012 - 8:04 pm | View Link
  • U.S. Files Antitrust Suit to Stop AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
    However, he also indicated that AT&T will continue to aggressively push for the merger. "We plan to ask for an expedited hearing so the enormous benefits of this merger can be fully reviewed. The DOJ has the burden of proving alleged anti-competitive ...
    08/31/2011 - 4:34 am | View Link
  • More
  • Pirates of the Multiplex | Vanity Fair
    Under U.S. pressure, Swedish authorities are going after the popular Pirate Bay Web site for illegal distribution of video files. But if Hollywood wants to stop ...
    03/3/2015 - 10:09 am | View Website
  • Kafkatrapping
    “Related, but with this NAACP vs Tea Party controversy, that the NAACP is a cathedral, and the Tea Party movement is a bazaar, so the NAACP is lashing out at the ...
    03/1/2015 - 9:31 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    03/1/2015 - 7:08 pm | View Website
  • my open letter to the daily mail | Amanda Palmer Blog
    Amanda Palmer Fights Back Against the Daily Mail the Dear Daily Mail nudie pen! get em while you can … an open letter to mayor menino, from amanda fucking palmer ...
    02/28/2015 - 7:23 pm | View Website
  • Allegedly Free Game
    The Allegedly Free Game trope as used in popular culture. A game that you can play for free, with a heavy restriction on the "can play" part. Browser games …
    02/27/2015 - 10:09 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News