“But, then there’s politics. The Center for Media and Democracy reports that Walton-related money has poured ($160,000) into campaign treasuries of Arkansas sponsors of anti-transgender legislation. The honor roll (please note the high standing of Randy “Cancel Culture” Zook’s Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce)”
American Energy Alliance funders include groups connected to the Koch brothers, according to SourceWatch, which is published by the nonprofit Center for Media and Democracy, based in Wisconsin.
Thanks to the group’s nominations maven Leonard Leo, “judicial confirmations are more like political campaigns,” said Lisa Graves, a senior fellow at the left-leaning watchdog Center for Media and Democracy. Graves emphasized the “amicus flotilla” in operation at the court. From 2015 to 2019, she told the subcommittee, four conservative groups donated $87 million to […]
“Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden’s office writes in an email obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy that it will “not be participating in any RLDF activities until further notice,” and any participation in RAGA will be “subject to the approval of Attorney General Wasden.” The email sent shortly after the January 6, 2021 […]
Janus’ legal team is made up of people from groups with histories of attacking labor, including the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, headquartered in Virginia, and the Liberty Justice Center, a Chicago-based nonprofit tied to the conservative Illinois Policy Institute and funded by Right-wing groups including the Charles Koch Institute and the Lynde […]
The Center for Media and Democracy’s Alec Kotch has recorded millions of dollars in grants from Koch and affiliates such as the Donors Trust to organizations run by leading members of the CNP. These include ALEC, as well as the State Policy Network, the Leadership Institute, the Heritage Foundation, Judicial Watch, and Turning Point USA. Some of these […]
Of the $536,000 that the PAC donated, $290,500 went to Democrats—who had more incumbent candidates—and $246,000 went to Republicans. And as the Center for Media and Democracy first pointed out today, nearly half of the money donated to Republicans by SpaceX PAC went to lawmakers who voted against President Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.
But ALEC, as the organization is known, nevertheless began targeting governors’ pandemic powers as early as last summer, when it first drafted its model bill as then-President Donald Trump and other GOP lawmakers were fuming over pandemic-related restrictions… That month, ALEC also hosted a panel discussion on “outdated emergency management,” the Center for Media […]
They reportedly raked in thousands of dollars towards his legal defense fund using the web payment service DonorBox, which has been criticized in the past for providing services to hate groups. Donations apparently go into a trust controlled by Wendy Rittenhouse. DonorBox did not respond to multiple requests for comment. On the reinstated website, donations […]
The Employment Policies Institute (EPI) has long been exposed, through a multitude of reports, as a front group headed by Richard Berman, a prolific corporate front group designer who has been nicknamed “Dr. Evil” for carrying water for toxic interests like tobacco, junk food, and Monsanto. According to SourceWatch, Berman and his front groups have […]