The Center for Media and Democracy released a new report today, “Using Unions to Carry Big Oil’s Water,” detailing how the fossil fuel industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council cynically use unions to win Democratic support for legislation that criminalizes and chills environmental protests under the guise of “worker safety.”
AFP is targeting Democrats in swing districts, foreshadowing attack ads its super PAC will likely run next year.
Charles Koch’s advocacy organization still opposes increasing access to health care, even during the nation’s worst public health crisis in 100 years. It helped kill a constitutionally mandated Medicaid expansion in Missouri this year.
CMD President Lisa Graves testified at a March Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on “The Big-Money Assault on Our Judiciary.” Video from the hearing and written testimony now available here.
At an UnKoch My Campus press conference, CMD’s Alex Kotch presented his reporting on how Charles Koch and Koch Industries aided the careers of the Republicans who spread lies about voter fraud and voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
The court’s new majority is being asked by billionaire Charles Koch’s nonprofits to expand on the notion that “money is speech.”
The billionaire-funded foundation of news site RealClearPolitics will promote the anti-labor and pro-corporate libertarian agenda of the State Policy Network.
Major right-wing funders gave nearly $222 million to 69 organizations that filed amicus briefs supporting Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s fight against disclosing major donors to California regulators.
A Convention of States resolution calling for a radical rewrite of the U.S. Constitution is once again moving in the Wisconsin Legislature.
A number of Fortune 500 companies and major trade associations have bankrolled the political careers of state legislators who promoted bills banning gender-affirming health care for minors and transgender women and girls in sports.