The American Legislative Exchange Council has expanded its private sector board of directors—or what it calls its “Private Enterprise Advisory Council”—to include operatives in the right-wing’s fight against “woke capitalism.”
Group Linked to Anti-Abortion Activist Leonard Leo Was Top Funder of Republican AG Campaigns in 2022
A group tied to the influential anti-abortion activist Leonard Leo gave $3 million to the Republican Attorneys General Association in the fourth quarter, making it the largest contributor to the organization in 2022.
Koch Industries Hedges Its Bets With Solar
Over the past two years, Koch Industries and its astroturf political arm, Americans for Prosperity, have spent millions lobbying Congress to kill President Biden’s agenda, with the Inflation Reduction Act and its stalled predecessor, Build Back Better, among its top targets.
Contributions Now Pouring in for High-Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Race
Big money has started flowing into a pivotal Supreme Court race in Wisconsin, as reports filed yesterday with the Wisconsin Ethics Commission indicate.
Candace Owens’ ‘Blexit’ Operation Bankrolled by Wealthy White Conservatives
Right-wing billionaires bought into Owen’s effort to bring Black Democrats into the Republican Party, but the results are unimpressive.
Right-Wing Bradley Foundation and Bradley-Funded Groups Paid Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Kelly in 2022
Right-wing Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Daniel Kelly received compensation from the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation and Bradley-funded organizations in 2022.
Weighing a Rematch Against Manchin, West Virginia AG Derides ESG Wokeness
West Virginia’s Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R), a leading critic of investing that incorporates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, is considering a U.S. Senate rematch against incumbent Senator Joe Manchin (D) in 2024.
Koch-Funded Litigation Group Fights to Protect Covid Misinformation
The New Civil Liberties Alliance’s latest lawsuit offers up a new take on ‘do no harm.’
Charles Koch’s Campaign to Make Dark Money Even Darker
IRS filings from Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Foundation confirm that the group paid $10 million to the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, which litigated Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta from 2015 through 2021.
ALEC Doubles Down on Punishing ESG Firms
At last week’s States and Nation Policy Summit, the American Legislative Exchange Council doubled down on its latest strategy of protecting the fossil fuel industry by blacklisting “woke” companies that embrace climate protection goals.