The legislation, SB 33, is modeled after an ALEC proposal, and its corporate backers are big contributors to the Republican party and legislators in Ohio.
Indigenous women aim to unite Latin America around equality for women and agroecology.
In a press release, the Governor echoed oil and gas industry talking points, which the Center for Media and Democracy revealed earlier, saying, “Today, I signed Assembly Bill 426, which aims to ensure each energy provider is treated the same under the law while still protecting the right to exercise free speech and the right to assembly.”
Bill pushed by big oil and ALEC would chill environmental protests with the threat of harsh jail terms and fines.
Koch Industries has spent more than $9 million so far this year to block House Democrats’ environmental protection measures and democracy reforms.
Right-wing policy network gathers in Colorado Springs to advance anti-labor, climate denial, and anti-disclosure agenda.
The Wisconsin State Assembly will convene for the first time this fall today to consider a bill backed by the oil industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Emissions reductions alone cannot avert climate ruin, so it’s good news that C02 removal is feasible and affordable.
The Wisconsin bill echoes similar “critical infrastructure protection” model bills pushed out by the American Legislative Exchange Council and the Council of State Governments over the last two years.
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.