Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: Koch brothers

How Scott Walker made Wisconsin the national poster child for dark...

"Citizens can't exercise their right to self-governance if we don't know who is funding our representatives."

Enbridge gave Massachusetts studies by climate denier, ALEC associate in gas...

“To be taking the work of climate deniers at this time is unconscionable."

Senators demand Trump admin reveal Marathon Petroleum, Koch influence on clean...

Senators demand information about a “covert lobbying campaign with oil industry groups to support Trump Administration efforts to weaken fuel economy standards and increase demand for oil consumption.”

Kochs fund study to kill electric vehicle tax credit via same...

The aggressive deployment of this NERA study suggests an escalation in the Koch-funded attack on the EV tax credit in the last few weeks of Republican control of both chambers of Congress.

2017 financials of the Koch’s dark money network

The Koch network may be changing its face and money flow, but it appears to be still just as powerful as ever.

How Betsy DeVos does the Koch brothers’ bidding

What’s largely been overlooked behind all the lurid headlines and endless insults are all the ways in which officials like DeVos are quietly at work continuing to use our tax money to advance a deeply troubling agenda.

The Koch brothers’ Freedom Partners Group spends $115.2 million in 2017

Freedom Partners, officially organized as a 501 (c)(6) trade association for the purpose of “promoting economic freedom,” funnels money from the Koch Network of billionaire donors to a growing number of political advocacy organizations controlled by Koch operatives.

How Tammy Baldwin, target of $14 million in outside spending, sent...

Her campaign made few stumbles, concentrated on the concerns of working families, defined the candidate and her opponent early, and spoke to voters in rural and urban Wisconsin, providing a blueprint for 2020 candidates.

How teachers might end up beating back the Koch brothers’ plan...

“Even before election day, we’ve already won because we’ve exposed the corruption of the Republican Party. There’s no hiding behind the curtains anymore.”

An introduction to the Koch digital media network

Digital advertising is a great place to start, but to really get to know the network one has to follow the money.

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman