CMD and Common Cause will also file campaign finance complaints against ALEC in 15 states for providing sophisticated voter management and campaign software linked to the RNC to its 2,000-plus legislative members.
American Legislative Exchange Council faces new backlash over its leading role in pushing new voting restrictions in battleground states.
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.”
The Center for Media and Democracy’s president, Lisa Graves, will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Federal Courts at 3:00 p.m. ET on March 10, 2021 in a hearing titled, “What’s Wrong with the Supreme Court: The Big-Money Assault on Our Judiciary.”
The Center for Media and Democracy filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service in federal court on Thursday, December 4, 2020, for illegally withholding tax documents for five right-wing funders.
The Center for Media and Democracy filed suit in Ohio’s Court of Appeals today against Ohio Attorney General David Yost for his office’s refusal to hand over records concerning Yost’s work with two powerful and partisan influence groups, the Republican Attorneys General Association, and its sister organization, the Rule of Law Defense Fund, in violation of the Ohio Public Records Act.
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.
GOP-aligned redistricting group failed to disclose $225,000 channeled through DonorsTrust, the conduit of choice for the Koch political donors network.
On this 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Global Energy Monitor and CMD announce the launching of comprehensive fossil fuel tracking site that provides valuable research tools for activists, journalists, and policymakers.
The IRS has falsely claimed that the well-known organizations don’t exist and resorted to other nonsensical dodges in order to withhold Form 990 tax returns of Koch network groups and other major right-wing funders.