Three bills are moving to decriminalize the behavior at the heart of the John Doe investigation, to exempt politicians from similar corruption probes and to defang the nonpartisan agency that aided the investigation.
The Koch brothers and utility giants are bankrolling an anti-solar ballot initiative in Florida.
In the absence of a hurricane to sweep away public schools, a man-made calamity might do the trick.
The U.S. Department of Education is keeping the public in the dark on charter schools, again.
Spinmeister Richard Berman sinks to a new low in his fight against the minimum wage.
ALEC has decided to drop the pretense: school vouchers are not about helping poor, at-risk or minority kids.
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.
George W. Bush’s brother Jeb is the highest profile speaker at a secretive three-day retreat in Bristol, Virginia, hosted by six coal barons.
One of the doctors who has called for TV’s Dr. Oz–a prominent proponent of GMO labeling–to be fired from Columbia University is a convicted felon who works for the American Council on Science and Health. An updated review of ACSH’s funding reveals it is funded by a trade group of food corporations (including Monsanto) that heavily opposes GMO labeling.
Hotel industry profits are up, executive salaries have skyrocketed, and a little-known trade association fights to keep workers’ wages low.