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Posted by Lisa Graves on November 18, 2014

Leaked documents expose a plan by Edelman for TransCanada to launch an "aggressive" American-style PR campaign to get controversial tar sands oil to refineries in eastern Canada for export.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 05, 2014

Minimum wage and paid sick day measures have been gaining momentum in the past year -- but keep an eye out for bills promoted by ALEC designed to crush that momentum and limit local control.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on November 05, 2014

At least twenty American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member state legislators and alumni ran for higher office in Tuesday's election. How did they fare?

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 04, 2014

Rex Sinquefield, who has been described as a "new American oligarch," has reported spending almost $9.5 million on Missouri state politics in 2014 alone, bringing Sinquefield's total spending in the state to nearly $41 million since 2006.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on November 03, 2014

Voters in cities and states across the United States will vote on a number of ballot propositions affecting the environment on Tuesday, November 4.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 03, 2014

A hole in Wisconsin's campaign finance laws opened by federal judge Rudolph Randa in September is being exploited by out-of-state billionaires like Sheldon Adelson.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 02, 2014

The Koch-backed American Future Fund is running a series of web-only ads urging Wisconsin stoners not to vote for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, but instead to support the Libertarian Party candidate, Robert Burke.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on October 31, 2014

"We believe the evidence shows that WiCFG lied on its tax returns when it claimed to have spent $0 on political campaign activity in 2011 and 2012, when its own internal emails and financial documents" show otherwise.

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