Charles Koch’s main super PAC has already spent over $8 million to support GOP congressional candidates in this year’s elections.
Koch’s Americans for Prosperity suffered a defeat in South Dakota this month when voters soundly rejected imposing a supermajority requirement on future ballot measures—which had been AFP’s strategy for derailing this fall’s vote on expanding Medicaid.
An Illinois Circuit Court judge has rejected the efforts of the right-wing Liberty Justice Center to prevent voters from having their say on a constitutional amendment to protect workers’ rights in November.
RAGA’s haul of $4.8 million is the most it has raised in the first quarter of a major election year, up from $4.4 million in 2020.
When Mehmet Oz’s Sharecare startup went public last year in a deal valued at $3.9 billion, Koch Industries became its largest institutional investor.
A CMD report exposes the U.S.-based nonprofits most responsible for poisoning the discourse on climate change.
To get America back to work and boost profits, the Koch network and other right-wing money groups have long pushed to return to pre-pandemic schooling.
Wealthy conservatives made last year’s top 10 list of super PAC donors, often taking sides in Republican primaries, but liberal George Soros was by far the biggest donor.
New ALEC and industry-backed bills that would blacklist banks that divest from fossil fuels have been introduced in Indiana, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and West Virginia so far this year.
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.