The right-wing Bradley Foundation has earmarked at least $1.7M for ALEC’s distribution of sophisticated voter management software deeply tied to the Republican Party since 2017, the subject of an IRS whistleblower complaint and multiple state campaign finance complaints.
At the heart of this exemption from the retention rules for state lawmakers are arrogance and cowardice. Arrogance that legislators don’t think they should be subject to the same scrutiny as other public officials. Cowardice that they’re afraid of the scrutiny.
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.”
Lawmakers and the University of Wisconsin System should not be able to conduct the public’s business through secret channels.
Novartis and Mallinckrodt topped the list of ALEC corporations with expensive legal violations last year.
A Convention of States resolution calling for a radical rewrite of the U.S. Constitution is once again moving in the Wisconsin Legislature.
Republicans drew their own heavily favorable state legislative districts after their 2010 election wave. Now it’s time for a new round of redistricting, and the GOP will have an even greater advantage.
The GOP, ALEC, and right-wing justices at the Supreme Court are pushing a legal theory that could disqualify hundreds of thousands of votes in states like Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Minnesota that come in after legislative deadlines but before Covid-19 extensions granted by state courts or the executive branch.
Spike in wealth – led by John Menard, Jr., Herbert Kohler, Jr., and Diane Hendricks – is five times more than Wisconsin’s $2 billion revenue shortfall, according to a new report.
Nonprofit ethics watchdogs American Oversight and the Center for Media and Democracy today submitted a complaint to the Senate Select Committee on Ethics calling for an investigation into Senator Ron Johnson’s abuse of his official position as chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.