The American Legislative Exchange Council holds its Annual Meeting virtually over the next two weeks after its original location, Florida, became the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill Designed to Chill Campus Protests
Modeled after a similar measure drafted by the right-wing Goldwater Institute, the bill imposes mandatory disciplinary sanctions on anyone under the jurisdiction of an institution “who engages in violent or other disorderly conduct that materially and substantially disrupts the free expression of others.”
Pence to Speak at Madison School Choice Event
Vice President Mike Pence will speak at a capitol rally organized by groups linked to school privatization advocates like the Bradley Foundation and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Makes Unscheduled Appearance at ALEC Conference in Arizona to Promote Costly School Voucher Program
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos held a roundtable on “education freedom” with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R) yesterday at the ALEC States and Nation Policy Summit to promote her controversial and costly Education Freedom Scholarships proposal.
Eli Broad Pays $100M to Move His Ed-Reform-Producing “Broad Center” from LA to Yale
Eli Broad is one of the chief billionaires pushing education reform.
Koch Invested $127.5 Million in Building Right-Wing Infrastructure in 2018
Two-thirds of the money Charles Koch Foundation distributed in 2018 went to universities and colleges.
Koch Network Dominates SPN Annual Meeting Attendees
Right-wing policy network gathers in Colorado Springs to advance anti-labor, climate denial, and anti-disclosure agenda.
ALEC Doubles Down on Trump, Corporate Agenda at Annual Meeting in Texas
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meets this week in Austin, the capital of the Lone Star State, for its 46th Annual Meeting at the posh JW Marriott hotel.
Kochs’ Dark-Money Network Bankrolls Campus “Free Speech” Group
Speech First may look like a student group, but its staff and PR firm are paid for by the Koch operation’s DonorsTrust.
ALEC Teams up with Anti-LGBT Alliance Defending Freedom to Promote So-Called “Campus Free Speech” Bills
The noted hate group is also a dues-paying member of ALEC, CMD has found.