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By Ruth Conniff on September 02, 2014

Wisconsin workers face a lousy jobs picture this Labor Day, according to a new report by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS).

By Brendan Fischer on September 01, 2014

Newly-released documents show prosecutors are looking at potentially criminal activity by Walker, despite his denials and other claims.

By Rebekah Wilce on August 26, 2014

A Magistrate Judge overturned Kaua'i County's law regulating the use of pesticides and GMOs this week.

By Rebekah Wilce on August 26, 2014

The Toronto Star published a report detailing ALEC's "plans to undo environmental legislation."

By Mary Bottari on August 25, 2014

Governor Scott Walker actively solicited funds for Wisconsin Club for Growth (WCFG) to be used in the 2012 Wisconsin recall elections.

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.

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