Billionaires such as the Uihleins, the Hillmans, and the Toppers are funding the most far-right politicians in the country, including several affiliated with white nationalists.
The lobby tracker was created for researchers, journalists, and citizen activists to shed light on the special interests behind the anti-protest bills being introduced in the states that would increase the threat of criminal prosecution for protests and chill free speech.
Republican attorneys general from 19 states sent a letter to Congress in October hoping to persuade senators to vote against further regulations on highly polluting methane emissions following an American Petroleum Institute briefing to RAGA policy directors.
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.
Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.) hosts the “Stop 30×30 Summit” in Lincoln, Nebraska on April 22. The 30×30 plan has a goal of protecting at least 30% of America’s lands and waters by 2030.
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.
The quarterly filing released Friday for Restoration PAC, the political action committee almost exclusively funded by GOP megadonor Richard Uihlein, shows it brought in $2.6 million and disbursed close to $5 million in the first three months of 2022.
At the February meeting of the Council for National Policy, Christian Right activists and donors got a gloating tutorial in astroturfing from rightwing operatives in Virginia who helped Republicans make big political gains there in the 2021 election.
Despite having no prosecutorial experience, a former rightwing state legislator has raised more campaign cash than both a county district attorney and a private practice lawyer competing in the Wisconsin Republican primary for attorney general.
The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation, a major funder of rightwing groups promoting the Big Lie about the 2020 presidential election, is also pushing voter suppression policies in states across the country