Lobbyist

05 Aug 2020

Jackie Fielder Blows Away Scott Wiener in Grassroots Support for D11 Senate Race

By Ian Firstenberg In the race for California Senate District 11, challenger Jackie Fielder beat out incumbent Scott Wiener in small dollar local donations during the pandemic months, highlighting the candidate’s grassroots support.  According to recent finance reports, Fielder collected roughly $215,000 between February and June, compared to Wiener’s $265,000

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04 Sep 2019

San Francisco Declares the NRA as Terrorists, Because They Are

The San Francisco Bay Area and the National Rifle Association have hardly been friends in the modern age, but as of this week, the enemy line has been clearly drawn. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night to pass a resolution declaring the NRA a domestic terror

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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31 Jul 2019

Let’s Talk about Guns and How Lobbyists Are Killing Us

Sunday, it was three people killed in a senseless mass shooting that injured an additional dozen victims at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Tuesday, a disgruntled employee shot and killed two co-workers and injured an officer at a Mississippi Walmart. What news will it be tomorrow? Going to eat garlic ice

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14 Feb 2018

My Journey from Male Lobbyist to Transwoman

Guest post by Maria Konner I was a male lobbyist, and now I’m a woman.  What I’m actually saying is that being a male lobbyist drove me to becoming a woman. Let me explain. Not all lobbyists are men, but characteristics of successful lobbyists are inherently male, and it was

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