Koch Network Announces Layoffs, New Firm, And Upcoming Policy Battles
As part of a post-election merger, the network will lay off about 80 staffers and start a new communications firm. It's also gearing up for policy battles on the state level and looking at which Senate races it will be active in during the 2018 midterm elections.
Governor Of Wisconsin Gets Prank Called
Scott Walker, the anti-union governor of Wisconsin leading the charge to eliminate collective bargaining, just got prank called by political blog The Buffalo Beast. The Beast posed as billionaire oil man David Koch, a major funder of the Tea Party and hard line conservative, and got Walker to say some revealing things about the current standoff in Wisconsin.