A new Greenpeace report finds that the Koch Brothers, via their PAC, contributed $2.51 million since the beginning of the 2006 election cycle to lawmakers’
A new Greenpeace report finds that the Koch Brothers, via their PAC, contributed $2.51 million since the beginning of the 2006 election cycle to lawmakers’ campaigns, more than any other oil and gas industry PAC. At the same time, the report says that “Koch Industries, Koch employees, and Koch family members” spent $37.9 million lobbying on energy issues. Koch associates came in third in terms of energy lobbying behind ExxonMobil and Chevron Corporation.
The report also finds more than 40 instances of Koch Industries donating to groups that have in the past opposed climate legislation.
Some examples from the report:
*Update: It turns out, this report came out in March. But it’s still worth taking a look at, given all the talk about the Koch brothers. *
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