Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants
The funding will be used to lobby state and local officials.
Tech companies spent more than $64 million on lobbying in 2018
The spending comes as tech giants face new scrutiny and potential regulation.
Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America
It's the first streaming service to join the Hollywood lobbying group.
Tech giants spent record $50 million lobbying the US in 2017
Immigration, net neutrality and Russian manipulation were hot issues.
Net neutrality suit gains support from tech’s biggest companies
The internet is suing the FCC.
The internet needs us to save net neutrality
You have five more days to make a case for net neutrality to the FCC.
Hotels pressure the government to crack down on Airbnb
The hotel industry hopes that legal doubts will sink their internet rival.
Internet giants resist the FCC's relaxed net neutrality rules
They've raised their objections directly with the FCC's chairman.
FCC Republicans promise to limit net neutrality when 'possible'
They're eager to please carrier lobby groups when they gain power.