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Tag Archives: Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Schumer Urged To Fund Domestic Violence Programs In Spending Bill

Chuck Schumer

Democratic Senators have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging him to include funding for domestic violence and sexual assault programs in the upcoming reconciliation package bill. “At a time when incidents of domestic violence and sexual assault have sharply increased, additional funding for these programs is critical,” …

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Lina Khan Named Chair Of FTC By President Biden

Lina Khan

The Senate confirmed Columbia Law professor Lina Khan to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a 69 to 28 vote on Tuesday before she was named chair of the body by President Joe Biden. Khan has been a fierce critic of Amazon and other tech giants dominating multiple markets. She will …

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FEC Wants Congress To Ban Pre-checked Donation Boxes

pre-checked donation boxes

The Federal Election Commission wants Congress to ban political campaigns from automatically collecting funds through pre-checked boxes on their website. The Commission voted unanimously to recommend that Congress bar political campaigns from guiding donors by default into recurring contributions through prechecked boxes. “The Commission’s experience strongly suggests that many contributions …

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