Koch, Uber urge Congress to take up prison reform

The Safe Streets and Second Chances initiative, along with a diverse group of organizations including Koch Industries, Uber, and Butterball Farms, expressed their “strong support” for prison reform focused on inmate rehabilitation in a letter sent today to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte. The big picture: The House prison reform bill is …

The LIBRE Initiative and Freedom Partners launch ad calling for a permanent solution for dreamers

Continuing their call on bipartisan congressional leaders to take action on a permanent solution that would provide certainty for Dreamers, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and The LIBRE Initiative yesterday announced the launch of a new campaign, that includes national broadcast, cable and targeted digital ads. The ads are part of a broader seven-figure campaign …

Video: AFP-FL Launches Ad Opposing Corporate Welfare

Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL) the state’s leading grassroots organization against corporate welfare handouts to professional sports teams has launched a digital ad in Tampa Bay aimed at educating citizens about corporate welfare for sports stadiums. The 30-second ad shows other recent examples, including the billion-dollar boondoggle in Miami-Dade, that have cost taxpayers in Florida and …

George Mason lands $5 million Koch Foundation donation for Department of Economics

“It means a tremendous amount to the economics department,” Dan Houser, economics department chairman, said of the latest gift. “It allows us to compete for top faculty. The marketplace is highly competitive right now.” “As a result of having these new folks around, we’re going to be able to offer more classes, and provide more …

The Koch Brothers Are Siding With Democrats In The Latest DACA Fight

“We have long said that Congress and the White House should come together on a bipartisan agreement to provide the certainty of permanent statutory relief for the Dreamers in exchange for enhanced security for our nation,” said Daniel Garza, president of the LIBRE Initiative.