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By Rebekah Wilce on August 21, 2014

Microsoft, the $86.8 billion-a-year technology company, is no longer a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and has stopped funding the group, as have AstraZeneca, Ameren, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, PacifiCorp, NV Energy, Alliant Energy, and PG&E.

By Ruth Conniff on August 20, 2014

There’s been a flood of local news stories in recent months about FBI raids on charter schools all over the country.

By Brendan Fischer on August 18, 2014

Arizona has been ground zero for the American Legislative Exchange Council-backed effort to penalize homeowners who build solar panels on their homes.

By Nick Surgey on August 14, 2014

Edelman, the worlds largest PR company, synonymous with astroturf-style front groups, has announced that it will no longer work for groups that deny climate change.

By Brendan Fischer on August 13, 2014

Election law experts and Wisconsin's elections board have filed briefs calling Judge Randa’s decision halting the Walker criminal probe “erroneous” and “completely unmoored" from U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

By Brendan Fischer on August 11, 2014

Migrant mothers and their young children detained at the border are being denied an opportunity to be released on bond, because of 9/11.

By Jessica Mason on August 08, 2014

What's on tap at ALEC this year? New bad bills, dirty energy, a new lobby shop, and the launch of a spin-off group targeting local governments.

By Brendan Fischer on August 07, 2014

The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s recent decisions run counter to conservative principles like federalism and judicial restraint.

By Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

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