Posted 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.

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 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.

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted 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.

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 Brendan Fischer on August 07, 2014

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

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 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."

Posted by Brendan Fischer on August 01, 2014

The NFIB has joined ALEC's corporate board, further undermining their claim to be the "voice of small business"

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 August 01, 2014

Certain long-term investors remain committed to ALEC as a tool to advance their legislative agendas.

Rebekah Wilce

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

Posted by Nick Surgey on July 31, 2014

Big Oil and King Coal join cigarette and drug companies in bankrolling ALEC's meeting.

Nick Surgey

Nick Surgey is CMD's Director of Research. His work has been featured in The Guardian, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 31, 2014

ALEC, the corporate bill mill, is taking aim at cities and counties.

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted by Jessica Mason on July 31, 2014

The U.S. is on the verge of calling its first constitutional convention, due to ALEC.

Jessica Mason

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

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