ALEC

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed the state's latest anti-worker salvo into law Monday, affixing his signature to legislation that makes it a misdemeanor to require workers to pay union dues. Opponents argue that such laws keep wages low, make workplaces less safe, and undermine organized labor's muscle by decreasing bargaining power. As the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Voting along party lines and following nearly 24 hours of continuous debate,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As the Wisconsin Assembly began debate on anti-worker legislation that would...

Further

Good news, a bit. When the fossil-fuel-and-Koch-Brother-funded ALEC meets in Chicago this week, they'll have some explainin' to do to their corporate lackeys: Despite declaring their #1 priority the repeal or rollback of states' clean energy standards via the usual slimy disinformation campaign - like the model legislation ingenuously dubbed the "Electricity Freedom Act" - they failed in every state they hit. Alas, they're still at it. More on what they tried to do, how it failed, and what...