The Man Behind the Mine

In this update: 1. Strip mining democracy 2. WDC testifies against anti-disclosure legislation The Man Behind the Mine

Email date: 1/13/12

In this update:
1. Strip mining democracy
2. WDC testifies against anti-disclosure legislation

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Strip mining democracy
Our latest Big Money Blog calls attention to the West Virginia billionaire who is behind the proposed legislation clearing the way for iron ore mining in Wisconsin’s northwoods and the politically connected conglomerate he is a part of.

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WDC testifies against anti-disclosure legislation
The Democracy Campaign’s director testified yesterday at a Senate hearing against a proposal to eliminate disclosure of the employers of campaign donors who give over $100. Wisconsin Public Radio was there to cover the proceedings. So was the Wisconsin Radio Network.