The Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security held a hearing on Tuesday, October 26 (where it questioned executives from YouTube, Snapchat, and TikTok about the negative impact of their platforms on minors). Full article here
Alphabet, which owns YouTube, has a PAC that has donated $344,500 to 11 of the 12 senators in the subcommittee over the past 15 years. Only the subcommittee’s chairman Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has not received money from Alphabet’s PAC.
Read the breakdown of donations from Google to these Senators here