Posted by Rebekah Wilce on December 19, 2014

"We are not renewing membership in ALEC," eBay tweeted on the afternoon of December 18.

Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 18, 2014

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is taking up the Walker criminal probe, but faces questions of judicial ethics.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted by Jonas Persson on December 17, 2014

In a landmark decision, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that his administration will ban fracking in the state.

Jonas Persson

Jonas Persson is a CMD research intern who is working on his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 16, 2014

"When large corporations controlled by billionaires are given lavish taxpayer subsidies, the rest of us get stuck footing more of the bill"

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted by Mary Bottari on December 11, 2014

The New York Times called it “a textbook Washington play: use a must-pass bill, on the eve of the holidays, as a vehicle for changing unrelated policies.”

Mary Bottari

Mary Bottari, CMD's Deputy Director, is an experienced policy wonk and consumer advocate who has served as a senior analyst on trade.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on December 09, 2014

In the latest example of how consumers can pressure food companies to do the right thing, Stonyfield Farm became the second organic dairy company in five months to resign from the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA).

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 05, 2014

After spending hundreds of millions of undisclosed funds on state and federal elections, ALEC's corporate members are demanding that state legislators preserve their "right" to anonymously spend money on politics.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted by Lisa Graves on December 03, 2014

"What can Brown do for you?" UPS is one of only nine funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council's annual winter meeting listed on its brochure this year.

Lisa Graves

Lisa Graves is CMD's Executive Director. She has served as a senior advisor in all three branches of the federal government and other posts.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 03, 2014

Just weeks after Wisconsin's controversial Governor Scott Walker was elected to a second term, a group with ties to the billionaire Koch brothers has launched a new effort to destroy unions.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on November 24, 2014

Residents of Maui County voted to ban the growing of GMO crops on the islands of Maui, Lanai, and Molokai. Monsanto and Dow have sued the county to stop the people's law.

Rebekah Wilce

Rebekah Wilce is a reporter and researcher who directs CMD's Food Rights Network project.

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