New resource provides more than 250 profiles of the politicians, leaders, and dark money groups that orchestrated the Jan. 6 insurrection and are laying the groundwork to subvert future elections.
The Center for Media and Democracy filed suit in Ohio’s Supreme Court yesterday against Ohio Attorney General David Yost for his office’s refusal to search or hand over records concerning Yost’s work with the Republican Attorneys General Association, and its sister organization, the Rule of Law Defense Fund, in violation of the Ohio Public Records Act.
CMD releases “Convention of State Politicians,” a new report documenting how a constitutional convention would give hand-picked GOP delegates supermajority control over any proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
The lobby tracker was created for researchers, journalists, and citizen activists to shed light on the special interests behind the anti-protest bills being introduced in the states that would increase the threat of criminal prosecution for protests and chill free speech.
The Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices voted 3-2 today to subpoena the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) for information about its provision of sophisticated campaign software to its legislative members.
The Maine Ethics Commission voted to authorize an investigation into whether the American Legislative Exchange Council violated state campaign finance laws by providing valuable voter management software to its legislative members for free as a “membership benefit.”
Complaints by CMD, Common Cause, and Alliance for a Better Utah allege that ALEC illegally gave sophisticated voter management campaign software linked to the RNC worth $6 million in the 2020 elections to its legislative members.
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.”