As states crack down on prison-phone price gouging and resulting government kickbacks, telecom companies and their private equity backers have new ways to game the system.
Conservatives are launching a new battle to destroy what’s left of the Voting Rights Act.
Whistleblowers and regulators say Boeing’s self-inspection program helped lead to safety problems, including a recent catastrophic door plug malfunction.
As political ads blanket our screens like never before, the broadcast and tech lobbies are reaping the benefits of protecting the secrets of their dark money benefactors.
At the one-year mark of the East Palestine derailment disaster, only one thing has changed: There’s more lobbying than ever to stop reforms.
Backed by real estate money, Gov. Kathy Hochul refused to make public the secret, problematic companies that own a wide swath of New York.
Internal AIPAC materials reveal huge gifts from moguls — and the strategies lobbyists used to score the cash.
There’s a basic conflict of interest at the heart of American health care. We need to break up the industry to fix it.
Plus, cancer vaccines work, states aim to tax the rich, and a fossil fuel project gets delayed.
The Lever has led national coverage on the safety problems, cost-cutting, dark money lobbying, and lax regulations at Boeing and its suppliers.