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03.28.2014 | 121 days ago | Posted at 01:31 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
State Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa), who’s on the national board of the corporate bill-mill ALEC, will turn over her ALEC emails to the Center for Media and Democracy.  ALEC had been stamping its emails with a disclaimer, saying that they were confidential and not subject to open records requests. In addition, they were being sent to lawmakers’ personal email accounts or sent to drop bo...
02.07.2014 | | Posted at 11:29 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Progress! The cannabis oil bill, which could help the Shepherd’s cover girl, Lydia Schaeffer, with her seizures, will get a hearing in the state Assembly at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12. This is huge. The Assembly version of the bill, officially called Assembly Bill 726, has three Republican cosponsors—Scott Krug, David Craig and Gary Bies. Interestingly, Scott Krug is the chair of the As...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Private documents show the right-wing ‘corporate bill mill’ is suffering under scrutiny

 The fallout from the Trayvon Martin shooting death and increased scrutiny from a Wisconsin-based watchdog group
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

ALEC's 'Scholarships' raise questions about corporate lobbying

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an ultraconservative corporate-sponsored policy group, has been known to legislators for years, but it has just recently come under public...

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