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Posted by Mary Bottari on March 02, 2015

As the Wisconsin legislature gets ready to ram through a union-busting bill that will significantly impact the economy of the entire state, Wisconsin's newest member of the Senate asked perhaps the most pertinent question of her Republican colleagues: "what beating hearts are for this bill?"

Posted by Jody Knauss on April 27, 2015

Now that the Wisconsin GOP and its allies have rammed though an American Legislative Exchange Council "right to work" (RTW) bill, the same cast of characters is back pushing another ALEC model: repeal of the state’s prevailing wage laws. These laws require public construction projects to support local wage standards instead of undercutting them.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on April 23, 2015

One of the doctors who has called for TV's Dr. Oz--a prominent proponent of GMO labeling--to be fired from Columbia University is a convicted felon who works for the American Council on Science and Health. An updated review of ACSH's funding reveals it is funded by a trade group of food corporations (including Monsanto) that heavily opposes GMO labeling.

Posted by Jamie Corey on April 22, 2015

Climate activists wearing tape over their mouths marched up to Walker’s office in the Wisconsin State Capitol this morning to hand-deliver more than 100,000 petitions, calling on Walker to put an end to the censorship on climate change in Wisconsin.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on April 20, 2015

Has Scott Walker won the Koch primary? Charles and David Koch told Republican donors that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is their man for President.

Posted by Mary Bottari on April 19, 2015

Two court cases this week--one being heard in open court, another being considered in silence behind closed doors--will decide the future of Wisconsin campaign finance law, the independence of the Wisconsin judiciary and will impact the future of presidential candidate Scott Walker.

The stakes could not be higher, but the converging cases have garnered little national attention.

Posted by Mary Bottari on March 31, 2015

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce has unleashed a $600,000 ad blitz to strip Wisconsin's independent Chief Justice of her title just as the court prepares to take up the John Doe criminal probe of Scott Walker.

Posted by Jody Knauss on March 24, 2015

ALEC and allies work to repeal laws that support local wage standards.

Posted by Mary Bottari on March 23, 2015

BP announced today it is parting ways with the American Legislative Exchange Council, the controversial corporate bill mill. It is the third major fossil fuel company to sever its ties with ALEC, after Occidental Petroleum. ExxonMobil remains on the ALEC private sector board.

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