CMD has released audio of Newt Gingrich expressing his true view of Donald Trump.
ALEC Exposed: Corporate Polluters Undermining Clean Power in Virginia
New Report by the Center for Media and Democracy and the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter.
CMD Calls on ALEC to Disclose Information during Sunshine Week
In the spirit of national Sunshine Week, CMD has written a letter to ALEC and its state chairs calling on them to release basic information about their operations.
Reporters’ Guide on the Koch Right to Work Playbook
West Virginia is the latest front in a national battle to undermine worker rights bankrolled by the billionaire Koch brothers.
“National School Choice Week” Fueled by Major Right-Wing Funders and Corporate Lobby Groups
With 32 governors proclaiming this week “School Choice Week,” #NationalSchoolChoiceWeek has become a big deal, and not by accident.
Reports Expose Extreme Pressure Groups Masquerading as Think Tanks
Twelve new reports released today expose the State Policy Network (SPN), an $83 million web of right-wing “think tanks” in every state across the country. Although SPN’s member organizations claim to be nonpartisan and independent, an in-depth investigation reveals that SPN and its state affiliates are major drivers of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)-backed corporate agenda in state houses nationwide, with deep ties to the Koch brothers and the national right-wing network of funders. The reports show how these groups masquerade as “think tanks,” and describe how some of them may be skirting tax laws while really orchestrating extensive lobbying and political operations to peddle their legislative agenda to state legislators, all while reporting little or no lobbying activities.