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Chevron Spends $3 Million on Local Election to Buy Mayor and City Council

Chevron Spends $3 Million on Local Election to Buy Mayor and City Council

The oil giant Chevron is being accused of attempting to buy the city government of Richmond, California. The company has spent more than $3 million to back a slate of pro-Chevron candidates for mayor and city council ahead of Tuesday’s election. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Chevron has paid for TV […]

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    Chevron Spends $3 Million on Local Election to Buy Mayor and City Council

    Chevron Spends $3 Million on Local Election to Buy Mayor and City Council

    The oil giant Chevron is being accused of attempting to buy the city government of Richmond, California. The company has spent more than $3 million to back a slate of pro-Chevron candidates for mayor and city council ahead of Tuesday’s election. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Chevron has paid for TV […]

    Rachel Maddow: Chevron Spends Big Bucks to Buy Local Election

    Rachel Maddow: Chevron Spends Big Bucks to Buy Local Election

    In August 2012, a rusted pipe inside a massive Chevron refinery in Richmond, California caused an explosion and fire that spewed toxic chemicals into the air, sending 15,000 people to the hospital for treatment. Since then, the city of Richmond has been eager to impose new safety regulations on Chevron. A year after the fire, it […]