An $835 million "charitable foundation" stacks the deck in favor of the Republican Party.
The decline of the Franklin Center is a blow to efforts by right-wing funders to develop state capitol media sites to compliment right-wing news sites covering politics in Washington, D.C., such as Breitbart News.
"Richard Berman is a go-to hire for corporate bullies."
The recipients of funding from Peabody Energy were made public in the company's recent bankruptcy filings.
"This is a failure of a philosophy of governance you advocated," Rep. Connolly told Gov. Snyder. "A city in America... is on its knees because of your emergency manager's decision to save $4 million." That "philosophy of governance" is part of the DeVos-funded Mackinac Center's playbook.
How did an ALEC anti-union "model bill" end up in a small town in Illinois?
ALEC's sister organization convenes this week.
ALEC and allies work to repeal laws that support local wage standards.
Founded in 1955 to combat the "evils of compulsory unionism," the National Right to Work Committee has waged a war on workers ever since.
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?