We’re cooked unless investors stop funding fossil fuel companies.
FreedomWorks and Convention of States Action, both with Koch network ties, have new initiatives to promote state-based protests against COVID-19 social distancing measures.
A “labor reform” booklet of 50 “state factsheets” obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy reveals the ambitious agenda of the American Legislative Exchange Council to further weaken public sector unions in the wake of the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling in Janus v. AFSCME.
Right-wing protest in Lansing against Governor Whitmer’s coronavirus-related restrictions draws Confederate flags, swastikas, and chants of “Lock her up!”
Democrats slipped in a provision requiring medium sized businesses taking out CARES Act loans to “remain neutral” if their workers try to organize a union.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine asks Trump administration to drop work requirements for Medicaid, food stamps, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Groups favored by the Koch donor network and the Mercers have pumped more than $10 million into the Heartland Institute, but mainstream donor-advised fund sponsors are financing it too.
Americans for Prosperity-Kentucky is so far the lone group weighing in against a state loan to save Louisville’s Jewish Hospital that has strong bipartisan support.
Over the last decade, the deep-pocketed former Republican used his wealth to help give control of the Senate to Republicans.
Right-wing funders have given nearly $69 million to 11 groups that submitted Supreme Court amicus briefs in support of eliminating the Consumer Financial Protection Board, a key reform enacted in the wake of the Great Recession.