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Tag: ALEC

Anti-regulation law, favored by Kochs, used to sue Wisconsin Education Agency

The Dairy State is once again serving as a test case and battleground for the implementation of the Koch agenda.

ALEC, corporate-funded bill mill, considers model state bill cracking down on...

“We are concerned this Bill would target peaceful protests in certain contexts, such as protests which focus on environmental rights, imposing disproportionate penalties on protesters.”

Former head of energy, environment at ALEC, Todd Wynn, hired by...

Wynn's new job at Interior will parallel his past role at ALEC.

A corporate supercell spawning a hailstorm of special-interest legislation

Protecting corporate profits and power by overruling democratically made local policies is a crime that's easily understood and loathed by nearly all Americans.

Infighting, legal questions slow ALEC push for second constitutional convention

Documents reveal a new legal analysis that casts serious doubt on claims that ALEC is within striking distance of calling a convention to propose amendments to the Constitution.

Trump team, ALEC, Koch Industries debate gerrymandering the US Senate in...

Right-wing extremists want to roll back the clock to enable Republican state houses and Republican governors to hijack at least 10 U.S. Senate Seats held by Democrats.

ALEC’s push for a constitutional convention reaches Wisconsin

The risks of a constitutional convention in this day and age far outweigh the benefits.

Pruitt emails reveal communications with ALEC and Koch groups

After Pruitt became attorney general, he stayed engaged with ALEC on energy and environmental issues.

Billionaires are tampering with our constitution

A corporate-backed lobbying group is pushing a slate of amendments to transfer power from people to big business.

ExxonMobil Top Sponsor at ALEC Annual Meeting

Exxon is represented on the ALEC corporate board, and has funded ALEC since as early as 1981, providing at least $1,730,200 between 1998 and 2014.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.