Novartis and Mallinckrodt topped the list of ALEC corporations with expensive legal violations last year.
Wisconsin Far Right Lawmakers Seek Radical Rewrite of U.S. Constitution…Again
A Convention of States resolution calling for a radical rewrite of the U.S. Constitution is once again moving in the Wisconsin Legislature.
Gerrymandered Districts Give GOP the Advantage as Lawmakers Prepare to Draw New Lines
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.
Voters Beware: The Right’s Scheme to Disqualify Thousands of Swing-State Votes
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.
Net Worth of Wisconsin Billionaires Jumps $11 Billion Since Pandemic
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.
Watchdog Groups Call for Ethics Investigation of Senator Ron Johnson’s Misuse of Committee to Promote Political Disinformation
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.
Bradley Foundation Bankrolled Right-Wing Reopen Effort Despite Rising Coronavirus Cases
The Milwaukee-based foundation funded many of the groups behind the right-wing campaign against coronavirus public safety measures and made specific grants to support rapid reopening efforts. Since then, COVID-19 cases have soared across the U.S. and in Wisconsin.
Bradley Spent Millions on Voter Suppression, Union Busters, Climate Deniers, and Right-Wing Media in 2019
The Milwaukee-based foundation pumped more than $42 million in 2019 into a network of right-wing groups dedicated to attacking unions, blocking climate action, creating obstacles to voting, and promoting the GOP’s political power and policy agenda.
Wisconsin Coronavirus Protest Draws Hundreds to State Capital
Protesters eschew masks and social distancing to protest Governor Evers’s stay-at-home order and back a Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce plan to reopen businesses at a capitol rally promoted by right-wing groups.
42 of Right-Wing “Charitable” Group’s Trainees Elected in Wisconsin
American Majority, a right-wing tax-exempt “charitable” organization, celebrates the election of 42 of its trainees to state and local offices in last week’s controversial Wisconsin elections.