A conservative nonprofit with links to ExxonMobil Corp. could face excessive lobbying and private benefit charges from the IRS if the agency decided to launch an investigation.
The pernicious effects are taking deep root and fostering cultures of corruption at all levels of government.
Two watchdog groups are accusing the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) of abusing its nonprofit status, pointing to information about ExxonMobil Corp. as proof.
Exxon found itself in hot water not long ago when it was revealed that the company had known for nearly 40 years that they were destroying the climate with their emissions, and now state attorneys general want answers.
Part of Ava DuVernay’s new documentary “13th” looks at how ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, has played a central role in the expansion of the U.S. prison system.
We speak with Lisa Graves, executive director of the Center for Media and Democracy, on the connection between oil and gas companies and the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA).
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal to re-launch a John Doe investigation into Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and conservative organizations in the state.
According to a new report by the watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy, ExxonMobil sent teams of lobbyists to meet with industry-friendly Republican state attorneys general to help stave off a flurry of investigations about the company’s role in obscuring the link between carbon dioxide and climate change, a cover-up which extends as far back as the 1970’s.
Donald Trump has picked Myron Ebell, head of the Center for Energy and Environment at the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, to lead his EPA transition team.
Lawyers for the Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG) were among those who argued against the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.