GOP megadonors helped Justice Kelly raised $800,000 in 2019, more than double his nearest challenger.
Recent tax filings show that “most viewed conservative site in world” saw dramatic growth after Trump’s election, and has paid its founder and his brother close to $1 million.
Crusade to remove 200,000 voters from the rolls by the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty stands to benefit Trump, a right-wing state Supreme Court justice, and the big Republican donors and strategists that lead and bankroll the group – and have donated at least $12 million to Wisconsin GOP causes and candidates.
Former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan pushed Trump to ditch his support for a House bill to lower drug prices while Gilead-linked groups advertised and lobbied against it.
The Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity Foundation wants the Supreme Court to take its case challenging California’s donor disclosure law, and 15 groups receiving more than $28 million from Koch-related funders just happen to be on board.
Pharmaceutical, energy, and defense industry interests have poured money into dark-money groups that promote their corporate agendas…and now advertise against impeachment.
The preferred piggy bank for Koch network megadonors bankrolled key players in the Right’s growing state infrastructure, legal advocacy, and media operations, in addition to funding climate denial, union busting, and gerrymandering.
ALEC quietly removes Rep. Matt Shea from its leadership list on its website, but has yet to denounce his violent white nationalist views.
The spectacular failure of the recent climate change conference in Madrid showed the resistance of powerful industries to meaningful climate action and raises the question – can we save the planet without changing the dominant capitalist system?
The legislation, SB 33, is modeled after an ALEC proposal, and its corporate backers are big contributors to the Republican party and legislators in Ohio.