Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 16, 2014

"When large corporations controlled by billionaires are given lavish taxpayer subsidies, the rest of us get stuck footing more of the bill"

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 18, 2014

Democratic state legislators in Illinois are mulling an effort to thwart Chicago's effort to raise its minimum wage, even as they raise the state wage above the national average. And the state National Restaurant Association affiliate is eating it up.

Brendan Fischer

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

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.

Lisa Graves

Lisa Graves is CMD's Executive Director. She has served as a senior advisor in all three branches of the federal government and other posts.

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.

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted by Brendan Fischer on October 01, 2014

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has endorsed WI Governor Scott Walker for reelection.

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted by Mary Bottari on September 05, 2014

At Taco Bell peaceful protesters took the “Fight for 15” directly to the fast food giant.

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 Ruth Conniff on September 02, 2014

Wisconsin workers face a lousy jobs picture this Labor Day, according to a new report by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS).

Posted by PR Watch Admin on August 13, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy is launching a new web resource on Walmart.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

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