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Posted by PR Watch Admin on May 19, 2015

CMD has filed a lawsuit against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for unlawfully withholding public records about his office’s deletion of the University of Wisconsin's mission statement.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on May 12, 2015

Common Cause and the Center for Media and Democracy sent federal authorities new evidence today that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is falsely passing itself off as a tax-exempt charity and effectively using taxpayer dollars to subsidize its lobbying on behalf of private interests.

Posted by Jonas Persson on May 07, 2015

The feds have spent billions fueling charters but keep no comprehensive list of the charter schools or what they spent tax dollars on, amidst $200+ million in fraud.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on April 13, 2015

Backed by big corporate dollars from McDonalds and others, the International Franchise Association is using legal maneuvers and back room lobbying to try to undermine workers in the fast food industry.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on April 07, 2015

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is slated to roll out its annual "Rich States, Poor States" publication this week.

Posted by Jonas Persson on March 30, 2015

CMD's new Reporters' Guide on the Big Testing companies tallies the $20 million they've spent lobbying for expanded K-12 testing while trying to minimize privacy protections for American school children.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on March 02, 2015

CMD submits testimony outlining the ALEC ties to Wisconsin's right to work bill.

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