CMD exposé and coalition letter of protest prompt major ALEC backer to abandon ship after David Horowitz’s vitriolic speech at ALEC’s annual meeting.
Here's a reprint of a story we ran on North Carolina's shocking climate denial legislation back in 2012. Our hearts go out to all who are suffering from Florence's impact. As we watch the ocean water rush into city streets, in some places as much as two miles, it's worth reminding readers that North Carolina had a chance to reduce shore -- and inland -- damage for years to come. Instead it stuck its head in what little will be left of the sand.
Tar Heel Lawmakers Put Global Warming on Hold! (or, a Rising Tide Lifts No Votes)
By Jonathan Rosenblum
The Koch brothers' ground operation, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), recently announced that it is endorsing Rep. Will Hurd, a Republican incumbent from Texas who voted against Speaker Paul Ryan's health care replacement bill that would have repealed the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The unprecedented ruling was made possible thanks to controversial moves by Gov. Doug Ducey and his GOP allies in the legislature over the past two years.
He should be impeached, not elevated.
David Horowitz, a right-wing provocateur who claimed President Obama was a Muslim and a top Clinton aide was part of the Muslim Brotherhood, claims “hatemonger” label is defamatory.
As public health advocates push for soda taxes to battle obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, the soda industry and its allies are playing hardball.
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.
The billionaire Koch brothers announced Tuesday that they will be spending $1.8 million on a TV, cable, and digital ad campaign through their astroturf group, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), to support Wisconsin Gov. Governor Scott Walker (R) in his bid for reelection.
CMD joins letter asking Freedom of Information Council to rescind "Openness" award for Walker following revelations by two former cabinet secretaries.