Corporate-funded groups like ALEC are urging state legislatures to pass resolutions calling for a constitutional convention to adopt a "Balanced Budget Amendment" and more. Those groups are getting closer. Here's more about the lay of the land.
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Right to Work legislation is basically a pay cut for workers: "Wages in RTW states are 3.1 percent lower than those in non-RTW states. . . . This translates into RTW being associated with $1,558 lower annual wages for a typical full-time, full-year worker."
West Virginia is the latest front in a national battle to undermine worker rights bankrolled by the billionaire Koch brothers.
Trees of Liberty broke the law in helping Joni Ernst win her primary election in 2014, according to a complaint filed today by CMD and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).
With 32 governors proclaiming this week "School Choice Week," #NationalSchoolChoiceWeek has become a big deal, and not by accident.
Yep, it's true, #ExxonKnew. ExxonMobil has promoted climate change denial as a major funder of ALEC.
The U.S. Senate is investigating the Koch-backed push to undermine corporate criminal accountability.
A grandmother reports for a six-month prison sentence today for taking photos of Catholics taking a stand against U.S. drone policy, while armed right-wing militants in Oregon are treated with kid gloves.
The Center for Media and Democracy adds Arn Pearson and Zachary Peters to help advance its investigative work and support its litigation efforts.
CMD submits detailed evidence of how Exxon Mobil has promoted climate change denial as a major funder of ALEC.