Catherine Reheis-Boyd

State Dept. Selects Chevron as Finalist for "Corporate Excellence" Award

It's hard to believe, but the Obama administration has selected Chevron, the San Ramon-based corporate giant known for environmental destruction and the violation of human rights throughout the world, as a finalist for its "corporate excellence" award!
According to a State Department news release, "The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs has announced the selection of nine finalists for the Secretary of State's prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE)."
The Secretary of State has awarded the ACE since 1999 to recognize American companies that
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Oil Lobby Spent $56.63M in Sacramento Over Past Five Years

Oil Lobby Spent $56.63M in Sacramento Over Past Five Years
A new chart released by Stop Fooling California reveals that the oil industry, including the Western States Petroleum Association, Chevron, BP and other oil companies, spent $56.63 million on lobbying at the State Capitol in the five years from 2009 through 2013. "It's enough to spend $471,000 on each California Senator and Assemblymember," according to the campaign. "It's enough to buy a gallon of $4 gas for every household in California. It's a lot of lobster dinners."
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