Pfizer likely may not have its executives at the QAnon conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 22-25, but three Arizona legislators it gave money to will be there as “special guests” and speakers.
Koch Network Fights to Stop Medicaid Expansion in Remaining States
Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity and the Uihlein-funded Foundation for Government Accountability are actively opposing Medicaid expansion in 12 states that would cover an estimated 4 million uninsured Americans.
Koch and Ryan Back Heavily Subsidized Startup Company
Both the Kochs and former House Speaker Paul Ryan decry government subsidies, except when it comes to their private interests, such as involvement in SHINE Medical Technologies, one of Wisconsin’s most heavily subsidized companies.
ALEC Inspires Lawmakers to File Anti-Critical Race Theory Bills
Known for pushing bills that protect corporate interests, ALEC jumps back into culture wars to oppose teaching of systemic racism in schools.
Five ALEC Corporate Members Paid No Federal Taxes on Huge Profits in 2020
Five of ALEC’s major corporate members are among the largest corporate tax dodgers in America and paid no federal taxes last year. One received a tax rebate.
ALEC’s Annual Economic Survey Puts Profits Before People
The American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual economic survey gives top rankings to states that roll out the red carpet for corporations, not those with better wealth equality, more insured residents, or decent labor rights.
Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Launches Nationwide Campaign to Oppose Biden’s Infrastructure Plan
AFP is targeting Democrats in swing districts, foreshadowing attack ads its super PAC will likely run next year.
Despite Covid, Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Continues Assault on Medicaid
Charles Koch’s advocacy organization still opposes increasing access to health care, even during the nation’s worst public health crisis in 100 years. It helped kill a constitutionally mandated Medicaid expansion in Missouri this year.
ALEC Big Pharma Members Hit with Billions in Fines and Penalties in 2020
Novartis and Mallinckrodt topped the list of ALEC corporations with expensive legal violations last year.
ALEC Members Lead Voter Suppression Efforts in 2020 Battleground States
Nearly a decade after losing scores of major corporate sponsors due to its support for controversial voter ID and “stand your ground” laws, one thing is clear: ALEC is back in the voter suppression game.