Yearly Archives: 2011

Undo Citizens United Now

New Mexico Politics

Steve Fischmann

December 12, 2011

Folks from both the political left and right are understandably furious. The lion’s share of our national wealth and income is increasingly concentrated in the hands of 1 percent of the population while the ranks of the poor continue to grow – almost 25 percent of our children live in poverty – and the middle class sees less opportunity in its future than at any time since the Great Depression.

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Massachusetts AG Martha Coakley: “Time to put the electoral process back in the hands of the people, not corporations.”

 

For Immediate Release
Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 202-503-6141
December 9, 2011

MA AG Martha Coakley: “Time to put the electoral process back in the hands of the people, not corporations.”

Becomes First Sitting State Attorney General To Support A Constitutional Amendment to Overturn the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United Ruling

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Join the call to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter!

Yesterday, the parent company of Massey Energy agreed to pay $209 million in criminal penalties, civil penalties, and compensation to the families of the 29 miners who were killed when its Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia exploded on April 5, 2010.  The company was also fined an additional $10.8 million yesterday by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration — the largest fine in that agency’s history.
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