Minimum wage and paid sick day measures have been gaining momentum in the past year -- but keep an eye out for bills promoted by ALEC designed to crush that momentum and limit local control.
At least twenty American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member state legislators and alumni ran for higher office in Tuesday's election. How did they fare?
Rex Sinquefield, who has been described as a "new American oligarch," has reported spending almost $9.5 million on Missouri state politics in 2014 alone, bringing Sinquefield's total spending in the state to nearly $41 million since 2006.
A hole in Wisconsin's campaign finance laws opened by federal judge Rudolph Randa in September is being exploited by out-of-state billionaires like Sheldon Adelson.
The Kochs are spending big to advance the career of ALEC leader Thom Tillis.
The nutty Judge Randa has struck again.
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's refusal to defend the GAB could have grave implications for openness in the state.
Walker has vowed to call the legislature back into session to pass a new voter ID law if courts don't uphold the measure.
News Corp., Occidental Petroleum, International Paper, and Overstock.com are the latest corporations to cut ties with ALEC.