The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer did not renew its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council in 2021.
Five of ALEC’s major corporate members are among the largest corporate tax dodgers in America and paid no federal taxes last year. One received a tax rebate.
The American Legislative Exchange Council's annual economic survey gives top rankings to states that roll out the red carpet for corporations, not those with better wealth equality, more insured residents, or decent labor rights.
Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) denounced fossil fuel companies for exploiting taxpayers and refusing to testify before her congressional subcommittee.
The Center for Media and Democracy released a new report today, "Using Unions to Carry Big Oil's Water," detailing how the fossil fuel industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council cynically use unions to win Democratic support for legislation that criminalizes and chills environmental protests under the guise of "worker safety."
AFP is targeting Democrats in swing districts, foreshadowing attack ads its super PAC will likely run next year.
Charles Koch's advocacy organization still opposes increasing access to health care, even during the nation's worst public health crisis in 100 years. It helped kill a constitutionally mandated Medicaid expansion in Missouri this year.
Novartis and Mallinckrodt topped the list of ALEC corporations with expensive legal violations last year.
DonorsTrust, the preferred donor conduit of the Koch political network, has launched a new funding stream to resist public health measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and use the crisis to further its broader policy goals.
The Cedar Point Nursery case could have sweeping implications for business property rights, which explains why the right-wing Pacific Legal Foundation has taken the case and numerous other legal centers and think tanks financed by many of the same pro-corporate billionaires have weighed in.