The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups sent a letter to Senate leadership yesterday opposing the “pay-for” in a bill that would maintain current interest rates for student loans. That pay-for would cover the cost by subjecting “S Corporations” to payroll taxes, something they currently don’t pay.
Campaign Finance/Fair Elections
Reform is needed
Sen. Claire McCaskill doubles down on her opposition to government contractor disclosure in this op-ed in the Post-Dispatch. She should've mentioned her support for Fair Elections.
It’s good to see this Washington Post story today about a proposed investigation of the law firm and military contractors who drew up plans to illegally disrupt the activities of critics of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Public Campaign was targeted because we helped focus a spotlight on the Chamber’s big, secret (and possibly foreign) money investments in the 2010 elections.