Posted by Jessica Mason on September 12, 2014

An unexpectedly strong primary challenge from the left is forcing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reckon with public opposition to fracking.

Jessica Mason

Jessica Mason is a CMD research intern. She is completing her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Posted by Jonas Persson on September 11, 2014

It turned out that CMD hadn't seen the last of the O'Keefe crowd.

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 September 10, 2014

Federal Judge Rudolph Randa may have overreached when he halted the state criminal investigation into Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and allied groups

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted by Brendan Fischer on September 09, 2014

On September 8, the U.S. Senate kicked off a historic debate over a proposal to amend the constitution to limit the role of money in politics.

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 September 08, 2014

A group of 17 residents of Gold Beach, Oregon, who say their properties were doused with pesticides by helicopter are challenging the constitutionality of the law that prevents them from successfully suing the pesticide applicator and timberland owners.

Rebekah Wilce

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

Posted by Brendan Fischer on September 05, 2014

Leaked audio from the latest Koch summit shows Charles Koch's "intellectual sounding board," Richard Fink, drawing a direct line between increasing the minimum wage and the rise of fascism, totalitarianism, and terrorist suicide bombers.

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 September 05, 2014

At Taco Bell peaceful protesters took the “Fight for 15” directly to the fast food giant.

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 Jonas Persson on September 04, 2014

When Governor Jerry Brown signs Assembly Bill 1522, California employees no longer have to face the excruciating dilemma: go to work sick or get fired?

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 September 03, 2014

Leaked audio from a donor summit suggests that David Koch's AFT may have violated its charitable status during the state's 2012 recall elections.

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted 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).

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