The makers of an opioid tied to 400,000 deaths had special access to the attorneys general that chose to take their "sweetheart deal" -- saving the owners of the company from admitting wrongdoing -- thanks to a pay-for-play group called the Republican Attorneys General Association.
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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.
Koch Industries' paper subsidiary cuts more than 2,100 jobs in the past two years, with taxpayers left holding the bill.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meets this week in Austin, the capital of the Lone Star State, for its 46th Annual Meeting at the posh JW Marriott hotel.
New post-Janus law helps level the playing field in Oregon in the face of right-wing campaigns to weaken public sector unions.