Transparency USA | 05/17/2021

On May 1, voters in Lubbock passed Proposition A, a local ordinance that designated the city as a “sanctuary for the unborn,” with 62 percent of voters voting in favor. The election, which made Lubbock the largest city in the United States to establish such a designation, attracted heavy campaign spending by both sides as …

Transparency USA | 05/14/2021

This article is Part 3 of a four-part series demonstrating how the money in a lobby sector can impact state politics and legislation. We’ve selected the Green Energy sector due to a resurgence of interest in a behind-the-scenes look at renewables following the 2021 snowstorms, but you can follow the money in any industry of …

Transparency USA | 05/11/2021

In Virginia, elections are held every four years to determine the balance of power in the state’s executive government. With major state offices up for election during what is typically an “off-cycle” year after the presidential election, voters in Old Dominion always have important decisions to decide the future of their state. These are Virginia’s …

Transparency USA | 05/04/2021

In Pennsylvania, candidates raised money up and down the ballot in hopes of convincing voters they were the right choices to serve a term in office. While numerous candidates were prolific fundraisers during 2020, a handful of candidates stand out as the top fundraisers in the state. Here is a look at the top ten …

Transparency USA | 05/03/2021

In North Carolina, voters cast ballots every four years to decide the future of their state. One of the rare states that selects its executive government at the same time as the presidential election, North Carolina’s elections are important for setting the stage for the direction of the state for years to come. Today, we’re …