Stories about Lobbying
How well-meaning, public-serving groups wound up as part of an alliance aimed at undermining state regulation of broadband and privacy laws.
Corporate interests and developers spend $12 million on lobbying in just six months.
A Reform Slate elected to oppose real-estate interests can't prevent the industry's favorite candidate from winning the D5 nod.
Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.
New Netflix doc plumbs the depths of social media's political deception, examining the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica case.
Real-estate developers have found ways around the existing laws and poured vast sums into local campaigns.
Plus: A massive upzoning at Van Ness and Market raised transportation and congestion issues. That's The Agenda for July 8-14
Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.
Democrats are finally talking about economic inequality, but many of the candidates failed to inspire anyone. Our Day Two report from the state Democratic Convention.
UPDATED: Resolution on undocumented participation derailed — then finally passed — at Dem Convention
Despite support, SF Latino Democratic Club proposal gets caught up in Party Rules -- but DREAMer author refuses to give up and finally prevails.