Oil & Gas Giving in the States
Publication Date: October 2005
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Sue O'Connell
As the oil and gas industry responds to the widespread political fallout following a spike in post-hurricane prices, it may turn to a long-standing practice -- making campaign contributions. In the past three election cycles, the industry has given at least $60 million to state-level candidates and political party committees around the country.