By PRWatch Editors, June 24, 2020

A group with ties to the fossil fuel industry plans to use Facebook's op-ed loophole to spread climate misinformation.

By Arn Pearson, June 23, 2020

Stephen Moore, the leading economist for the corporate lobby front group that has pushed for a rapid reopening of the economy and COVID-19 immunity for employers, denied there’s a growing health crisis in the South and West as the same day Texas Gov. Greg Abbott held a press conference to deal with spiking cases and hospitalizations in Texas.

By PRWatch Editors, June 19, 2020

“Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet.” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shelby County v. Holder (2013).

By PRWatch Editors, June 18, 2020

Federal lawmakers are petitioning the Supreme Court to review a lawsuit challenging v. Federal Election Commission, the 2010 appeals court ruling that created super PACs

By Alex Kotch, June 18, 2020

The Republican commissioners appeared on a podcast made by True the Vote, a right-wing group that promotes voter roll purges, voter ID laws, and using retired military and police officers as poll watchers in minority precincts.


There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.

--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin

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