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 Lisa Graves on October 30, 2014

Rick Berman, the king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape. Listen:

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 The PRW Staff on September 04, 2014

It's not often that a state court hears a case that has global consequences, but it's about to happen.

The PRW Staff

The author, PRW Staff, is for short reports/compilations that are attributable to more than one staffer or for staff posts of guest reporters.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on August 18, 2014

Arizona has been ground zero for the American Legislative Exchange Council-backed effort to penalize homeowners who build solar panels on their homes.

Brendan Fischer

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

Posted by PR Watch Admin on August 12, 2014

It was heartening to see people from across America join community leaders, union members, and grassroots activists in Detroit recently as they rallied in support of people facing water shutoffs for unpaid bills. The injustice of low-income residents of Detroit losing water service at the height of summer while corporate customers owing tens of thousands went unmolested was evident, and the refusal to put up with the situation was infectious.

Posted by Nick Surgey on July 30, 2014

CMD has uncovered new evidence that Edison Electric Institute has been funding ALEC's legislative assault on solar energy.

Nick Surgey

Nick Surgey is CMD's Director of Research. His work has been featured in The Guardian, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post.

Posted by Mary Bottari on July 03, 2014

Generation Opportunity, the group behind the "creepy Uncle Sam" ads is weighing into the fight for control of the U.S. Senate in a big way.

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 PR Watch Admin on May 02, 2014

Today in Kansas City, Missouri, the American Legislative Exchange Council is bringing your state legislators to a closed-door meeting with corporate lobbyists to ghostwrite "model" laws to bring to your state.

Posted by Nick Surgey on April 23, 2014

An internal tracking document-- obtained from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) by the Center for Media and Democracy/the Progressive Inc. under Texas public records law -- reveals the scope of ALEC's anti-environmental efforts in 2014.

Nick Surgey

Nick Surgey is CMD's Director of Research. His work has been featured in The Guardian, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post.

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