AARP will drop its membership in ALEC, which has a long history of peddling bills that harm the interests of retirees and other Americans.
Casino Dollars Now Funding ALEC
Centaur Gaming, which runs casinos, horse tracks, and off-track betting parlors in Indiana is a Vice Chair-level sponsor of the ALEC 2016 Annual Meeting.
ALEC 2016 Agenda Boosts Charters, Coal, and Other Corporate Funders
Corporate bill mill ALEC will push bills to protect failing charter schools, silence political speech, and more. Preview the ALEC 2016 agenda.
U.S. Chamber Works Behind the Scenes to Gut Whistleblower Protections
Efforts to gut the federal False Claims Act backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce got a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday.
Kochs’ Americans for Prosperity, Club for Growth, Shell out to Rescue Ron Johnson
Dark money groups are rushing to the aid of little-known incumbent Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) in his matchup against Russ Feingold.
ALEC Touted “Transparency” in Pushing for the Panama Free Trade Agreement
An unprecedented leak of millions of documents has revealed how some of the world’s most powerful figures hide their wealth from taxation and public scrutiny.
WAR on Voters: Big Money Streams into WI Supreme Court Race with No Disclosure
Here we go again. Another dark money shell game in a critical Wisconsin Supreme Court race.
Barring Plastic Bag Bans, another ALEC Law Takes Aim at Local Democracy
Part of an emerging national trend, the Wisconsin Senate voted along party lines to approve a bill that would prohibit local communities from issuing their own rules on plastic bags and other containers.
House Republicans Get Secret Briefing from Koch Veterans Group
The Koch brothers’ group targeting veterans gave a secret briefing to U.S. House Republicans on “Reforming Veterans Health Care” last week, according to an invitation to the meeting provided to CMD.
Reporters’ Guide: Federal Contractors with History of OSHA Violations Battle New Safety Rules
Some federal contractors are asking President Obama to withdraw or weaken new worker protections.