Right-wing funders have given nearly $69 million to 11 groups that submitted Supreme Court amicus briefs in support of eliminating the Consumer Financial Protection Board, a key reform enacted in the wake of the Great Recession.
Modeled after a similar measure drafted by the right-wing Goldwater Institute, the bill imposes mandatory disciplinary sanctions on anyone under the jurisdiction of an institution “who engages in violent or other disorderly conduct that materially and substantially disrupts the free expression of others.”
The Ohio-based Buckeye Institute has nearly doubled its revenues in recent years and is increasingly taking its pro-corporate fights to other states.
Crusade to remove 200,000 voters from the rolls by the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty stands to benefit Trump, a right-wing state Supreme Court justice, and the big Republican donors and strategists that lead and bankroll the group – and have donated at least $12 million to Wisconsin GOP causes and candidates.
The preferred piggy bank for Koch network megadonors bankrolled key players in the Right’s growing state infrastructure, legal advocacy, and media operations, in addition to funding climate denial, union busting, and gerrymandering.
Two-thirds of the money Charles Koch Foundation distributed in 2018 went to universities and colleges.
The State Policy Network and its main members have collectively brought in annual revenues of over $120 million in the most recent tax year reported, according to an analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy.
Right-wing policy network gathers in Colorado Springs to advance anti-labor, climate denial, and anti-disclosure agenda.
On September 19, the Massachusetts legislature overrode Republican Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of a bill that would help public employee unions maintain dues-paying members.
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation pumped more than $5.6 million dollars into right-wing anti-labor groups efforts in 2018.