Corporate pay-to-play group appears to pursue a growing alliance with Christian Right groups.
In a press release, the Governor echoed oil and gas industry talking points, which the Center for Media and Democracy revealed earlier, saying, “Today, I signed Assembly Bill 426, which aims to ensure each energy provider is treated the same under the law while still protecting the right to exercise free speech and the right to assembly.”
Two-thirds of the money Charles Koch Foundation distributed in 2018 went to universities and colleges.
The State Policy Network and its main members have collectively brought in annual revenues of over $120 million in the most recent tax year reported, according to an analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy.
Bill pushed by big oil and ALEC would chill environmental protests with the threat of harsh jail terms and fines.
Right-wing policy network gathers in Colorado Springs to advance anti-labor, climate denial, and anti-disclosure agenda.
The Wisconsin State Assembly will convene for the first time this fall today to consider a bill backed by the oil industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Many of the task force legislative members will be attending ALEC’s Life Sciences Academy this week with undisclosed drug industry representatives.
The Wisconsin bill echoes similar “critical infrastructure protection” model bills pushed out by the American Legislative Exchange Council and the Council of State Governments over the last two years.
Right-wing group holds its first “Leadership Summit” in Colonial Williamsburg as part of drive to radically curtail the federal government’s ability to safeguard civil rights, protect the environment, and regulate big business.