Charles Koch, the CEO of Koch Industries with an estimated net worth of $43.1 billion, distributed over $127.5 million in 2018 through his personal foundation to support right-wing infrastructure and the so-called "talent pipeline" needed to staff it, IRS filings obtained and examined by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) show.
The Toledo, Oregon City Council voted on November 6 to give Georgia-Pacific a 15-year property tax exemption in return for investment in an existing plant there.
The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has joined a coalition of 78 government reform, civil rights, labor, environmental, and advocacy organizations urging 20 of the largest corporate funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to cut ties with the corporate bill mill.
ALEC's annual meeting in NOLA continues war on workers and voters, with Janus v. AFSCME victory lap and pro-gerrymandering resolution.
The Trump administration has gone soft on enforcement policies that protect Americans from lawbreaking corporations.
Campaign finance reports show Big Soda willing to reward friends and punish enemies.
ExxonMobil will not renew its membership in ALEC after differences arise over how to address climate change.
Union pushes for better pay and benefits as ALEC member's profits rise.
New research finds that a wide range of big corporations have been shortchanging the people who work for them.
Harley-Davidson announces $700 million stock buyback plan that benefits big investors and CEOs while laying off hundreds of workers.