ALEC’s national board treasurer, Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, leads the charge on the highly controversial Maricopa County ballot audit widely denounced by election officials from both parties.
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At the heart of this exemption from the retention rules for state lawmakers are arrogance and cowardice. Arrogance that legislators don't think they should be subject to the same scrutiny as other public officials. Cowardice that they're afraid of the scrutiny.
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."
Don't believe the hype about "woke" corporations taking public stands against Republican voter suppression. Behind the scenes, state lawmakers who work hand in hand with corporate lobbyists are leading the charge to restrict the vote.
The Center for Media and Democracy spoke with People For the American Way President Ben Jealous about poll watching's racist history and current resurgence.