Last night, ALEC posted an op-ed trying to smear CMD as “fake news,” a bogus attack from the Koch-backed corporate bill mill.
Charles Koch Ramps Up Higher Ed Funding to Fuel ‘Talent Pipeline’
Recently released tax documents reveal that Koch funding for universities is ramping up.
Did Pruitt Lie about Fundraising for RAGA?
Emails suggest Trump’s pick for head of EPA did not tell the full truth about fundraising for political group.
Exxon Illegally Funded ALEC Under Tillerson’s Tenure, CMD Tells Committee
Written Statement of Lisa Graves on Behalf of the Center for Media and Democracy Submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pruitt Helped Block Garland Confirmation to Supreme Court, then Fundraised from Polluters that Benefited
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s choice to be the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), coordinated an effort by Republican state attorneys general to oppose the confirmation of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
Former Chief Nominations Counsel Opposes Sessions for Attorney General
Written statement of Lisa Graves on behalf of the Center for Media and Democracy submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Koch Astroturf Army Cheers Union Busting in Kentucky
“We can pretty much do whatever we want now!” crowed GOP Kentucky Rep. Jim DeCesare behind closed doors.
RAGA Fossil Fuel Funders 2014-2016
The Republican Attorney General Association (RAGA) has received almost $4 million from fossil fuel industry connected entities since 2014, according to a review of the group’s quarterly filings with the IRS by the Center for Media and Democracy.
ALEC Pay to Play on Display in Washington, DC
An insider explains some of the industry bills on the docket at ALEC’s last meeting.
Election Losses Don’t Stop Corporate Efforts to Block Voter-Approved Minimum Wage Hikes
The big money chains behind the National Restaurant Association are trying to crush local democracy and upend the voters’ will on measures to increase the minimum wage and more.