A recent report by Progress Texas More… claimed that the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) is the “home away from home” for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The report says that “ALEC and TPPF are closely linked and regularly work hand-in-hand to promote the profits of global corporations over creating
Perry Haney has been planning to run for Congress for a while, and now, as reported by the Colorado Statesman today More…, he has decided to mount a serious primary challenge to Democrat Joe Miklosi in District 6, the former Republican stronghold represented by Mike Coffman but remade this year
On World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama declared that America is on its way to defeating the global pandemic known as the AIDS virus. At an online conference Thursday, the President announced more funding ($50 million more) for HIV/AIDS treatment in the U.S. and a higher target goal for how many Americans will be on treatment by 2013 (6 million people). And while HIV patients and advocates welcome efforts to fight and treat the disease on a large scale, many agree that at the state and local levels, serious problems with treatment programs and the criminalization of HIV-positive individuals often go unaddressed. More …
U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) and U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley More… (D-Waterloo) are calling for a small tax on certain types of trading, hoping to shift Wall Street away from short-term and speculative trading.
A radio version of The Colorado Independent’s story Monday on the Koch brothers influence in environmental politics More… has now been aired on more than 400 radio stations in more than 30 states. The radio story was produced by Kathleen Ryan for Public News Service.
Ryan interviewed Colorado Independent reporter Troy
The Colorado Independent’s story Monday on the Koch brothers influence in environmental politics More… has gone viral in a radio version produced by Kathleen Ryan for Public News Service.
Koch Industries Inc. More… isn’t just in Kansas anymore, Toto.
The nation’s second largest private company and its subsidiaries are also in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Texas and just about every other state in the nation. But the locale where Koch Industries is making its presence felt the
A little over a year ago, no-party gubernatorial candidate Bud Chiles stood outside an off-white single-story building with a carefully manicured lawn in suburban Tampa and said More…, “This building behind me is ground zero for what’s wrong with Florida politics.”