Faced with strong public support for a Medicaid expansion ballot measure, Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity is backing an end-run to require a supermajority for passage and trying to change the debate to focus on taxes.
The CEO of Mountaire Farms, which paid out more than $200 million for environmental damages and remediation last year, is the second biggest donor to Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Action.
Right-wing megadonors Richard and Elizabeth Uihlein have given $12 million to super PACs during the current election cycle.
One of the most highly contested 2022 U.S. Congressional races is in Colorado’s new 8th congressional district. The crowded race includes two candidates with strong ties to the Koch network opposing each other.
First campaign reports from Mark Finchem, a Trump-endorsed insurrectionist, showcases the power of Trump’s disinformation campaign and national small-donor network.
With backing from a myriad of right-wing groups, the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison released a “research report” last month on the need to eliminate the income tax in the state.
Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Action has spent $300,000 for door-to-door canvassing to support Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s U.S. Senate bid, its biggest expenditure yet for the 2022 elections.
One of the key 2022 contests for control of the U.S. Senate is the open seat in Missouri, and Americans for Prosperity has already picked its candidate for the GOP primary next August, a full nine months away.
Koch Industries, one of the nation’s largest carbon emitters, plans solar developments and joins a solar industry lobbying group, but it funds groups that continue their fight against residential and commercial solar.
Tennessee state Sen. Brian Kelsey, a state chair and national board member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, allegedly used illegal contributions to further his campaign for Congress in 2016.