“This is a failure of a philosophy of governance you advocated,” Rep. Connolly told Gov. Snyder. “A city in America . . . is on its knees because of your emergency manager’s decision to save $4 million.”
In the face of an onslaught of big money in campaigns and elections, ordinary Americans are finding ways to take back their democracy.
Corporate interests are taking aim at local government.
ALEC’s States and Nation Policy Summit will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, December 2-4.
What would have happened had prosecutors brought charges in 2011?
The Wisconsin GOP held a public hearing today on three bills to welcome secret money in political campaigns, cripple ethics and election law enforcement, and make it harder to vote.
This year, ALEC has continued to wreak havoc in states across the country despite an exodus of high-profile corporate members, including BP, Google, and several high-tech firms.
The Supreme Court is poised to decide is Harris v. Quinn, “the most important labor law case the court has considered in decades.”
Newly-released ALEC documents obtained as part of CMD”s open records litigation provide more evidence that lobbyists and special interests are calling the shots within ALEC, undermining that group’s latest PR spin that it is a “legislator-driven” organization.
Nearly one-fifth of all business gifts to Super Pacs were contributed by shell corporations.