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
Campaign Cash: Outing the Corporations
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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.
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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.”
More…A nonpartisan watchdog group is blowing the whistle on U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and others in Congress who consistently advocate for tax breaks, subsidies and other giveaways to oil and gas companies.
Colorado Fourth-District Republican US Rep Cory Gardner is filling his campaign coffers for 2012 as he did in 2010 by leaning heavily on oil-and-gas industry donors More…. He raked in $370,000 in the quarter that just ended. That’s the most of any candidate for federal office from Colorado and topped