July 23, 2012

Who Has Been Paying GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Pat McCrory? It’s Anybody’s Guess!

As we’ve shown here at Republic Report time and time again, the U.S. political system’s rules for disclosure, well, suck. It’s very difficult to know who is actually lobbying the government — a lot of people do it without ever registering as lobbyists — or exactly how and when money changes hands. That’s a huge
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April 17, 2012

ALEC Wants You To Pay 750 Percent More For High-Speed Internet

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is the most powerful corporate front group you’ve never heard of. Drawing the vast majority of its financing from big corporations, the group allows these firms to help write bills that it then secretly passes off to state legislators to get turned into laws. The organization has come under
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