State Policy Network Unleashes Wave of Front Groups to Attack Public Union Membership

SPN has organized a massive effort to convince union members to stop paying dues.

Is ALEC Too Extreme for Exxon? Long-Term ALEC Board Member Dumps ALEC over Climate Denial Policy​

ExxonMobil will not renew its membership in ALEC after differences arise over how to address climate change.

Bradley Foundation Funds Web of Climate Change Deniers

Bradley Foundation internal documents reveal a concerted effort by the organization to delegitimize climate science, while promoting fossil fuel energy development in the United States.

Democrats Reintroduce DISCLOSE Act to Combat Dark Money "Poison"

Democrats unveil the 2018 DISCLOSE Act, a bill targeting dark money in politics.

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There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.

--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin

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