Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg portrays himself as an environmentalist, but numerous candidates he has financed have voted to advance oil, gas, and coal interests.
Fossil fuels companies and executives have contributed $18.8 million so far, with Koch Industries leading the pack.
If passed, Wisconsin would become the 16th state to back right-wing efforts to call for a constitutional convention to propose sweeping amendments to the Constitution to curtail the powers of the federal government.
New report reveals that Independent Women’s Voice, a right-wing group with close ties to the Koch political network, claims to have swung Wisconsin for Trump in 2016 – and will likely try again in 2020.
A study by Avaaz shows that the company is recommending climate disinformation to users, and much of it comes from groups funded by Charles Koch and his allies.
Over the last decade, the deep-pocketed former Republican used his wealth to help give control of the Senate to Republicans.
Right-wing funders have given nearly $69 million to 11 groups that submitted Supreme Court amicus briefs in support of eliminating the Consumer Financial Protection Board, a key reform enacted in the wake of the Great Recession.
The Wisconsin State Assembly passed AB 444, the so-called "Campus Free Speech" Act on Monday, almost entirely along party lines, with only Rep. Shae Sortwell (R-Two Rivers) breaking ranks with Republicans.
The Koch anti-regulatory political network has given $63.6 million to groups that taskforce chair Todd Zywicki has held senior level positions in since 2008.
The recent donation is one of many contributions that GEO Group has made via its subsidiaries, potentially skirting federal campaign finance rules.