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.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 30, 2014

The paid sick day movement continues gaining momentum, and ALEC and its allies like the 'other NRA' are trying to stop it

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted by Nick Surgey on July 30, 2014

CMD has uncovered new evidence that Edison Electric Institute has been funding ALEC's legislative assault on solar energy.

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 Mary Bottari on July 24, 2014

Surprise: Gen Opp, our favorite "nonpartisan" youth group -- funded by the Koch Brothers conduit -- is backing a favorite Koch politician.

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 Brendan Fischer on July 23, 2014

The Wisconsin GOP just endorsed the legal basis for the Walker criminal probe.

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 July 23, 2014

A new review of the American Council on Science and Health's funding reveals that among the foundations that bolster the group's industry funding are two foundations bankrolled by the Koch brothers as well as other prominent right-wing funding groups endowed by chemical manufacturers, investment bankers, railroad barons, and more.

Rebekah Wilce

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

Posted by Jessica Mason on July 22, 2014

Since 2011, a fight has been raging over a proposed open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin.

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 July 21, 2014

The billionaire Koch brothers' political giving is much more expansive than has previously been known.

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 July 19, 2014

On Friday, July 18, thousands of people marched through downtown Detroit to call attention to a major public health crisis as the city shuts off the water for residents who are behind on their bills.

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