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How lobbying and regulation can worsen inequality, according to one political science professor

Steven Teles wants to arm legislators with more research staff so they can push back when lobbyists fight institutional change.
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Tax reform and the uptick in lobbying efforts

Sep 28, 2017
The first major tax code rewrite since 1986 is set to bring on a lobbying frenzy. Every element of the tax code has a constituency, and behind that constituency, a solid lobbying effort. It’s been called the “hunger games” for lobbyists. We look at what’s at stake for them.  Click the audio player above to […]

Lobbyists line up to defend the mortgage interest deduction

Sep 25, 2017
The tax break for homeowners has been around as long as the tax code itself.
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