The State Policy Network (SPN) and its main members have collectively brought in annual revenues of over $120 million in the most recent tax year reported, according to an analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), a 45 percent increase since the last time CMD reported on SPN's overall financials in 2013.
State Policy Network
The State Policy Network (SPN) is holding its annual meeting at the five-star Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs this week. While SPN - a right-wing web of "think tanks," advocacy groups, and other registered nonprofits in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Canada, and the United Kingdom - publishes a list of its member organizations on its website, it holds its meeting in secrecy under tight security and does not disclose attendees.
On September 19, the Massachusetts legislature overrode Republican Governor Charlie Baker's veto of a bill that would help public employee unions maintain dues-paying members.
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation pumped more than $5.6 million dollars into right-wing anti-labor groups efforts in 2018.
The Lincoln Network is behind online technology called "Edunity" that is being deployed to encourage teachers and other public sector union members to leave their unions.
The Center Square purports to be a service to states without a partisan agenda, but it is actually a new coat of paint on the Bradley-backed Watchdog.org that was central to the infrastructure promoting conservative ideas often unbeknownst to its audiences.
Right-wing groups sue union in Illinois to collect millions in retroactive "fair share" fees.
Get ready for the cookie-cutter studies and crooked statistics.
Bill's author never met the threshold for election that he is demanding for union recertification.
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.