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Emails show state officials attend Rockefeller Brothers Fund conference on phasing out natural gas By Valerie Richardson– The Washington Times – Tuesday, October 1, 2019 After decades as one of the nation’s poorest states, New Mexico finds itself awash in revenue from the state’s oil-and-gas boom — so much so that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last month proposed […]
Pressure is building on New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas over his office’s use of attorneys that are paid for by a group created with financial backing of New York City Mayor and climate activist Michael Bloomberg. Balderas is one of 11 state attorneys general known to the public who has brought on such private […]
On Tuesday, Government Accountability & Oversight, P.C. filed a Reply in Support of its Motion for Summary Judgment, opposing Maryland AG Brian Frosh’s effort to keep hidden from the public his “application” seeking Michael Bloomberg’s resources to pursue the climate litigation agenda. Frosh is the only AG so hiding this document – and the only […]
Minnesota AG releases Application for Bloomberg-Funded “Special Prosecutor”, Touting His Pursuit of #ExxonKnew: What is Bloomberg’s 1st AG Recruiter, Maryland AG Frosh Hiding?
Last week, CLW informed its readers that Connecticut Attorney General William Tong had released his “NYU Law Fellow Application” to the transparency group Energy Policy Advocates (EPA). As CLW readers know, these applications were in fact responses to a request for proposals by a group created by billionaire party donor and climate activist Michael Bloomberg, to […]
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At the beginning of 2018, after several successful years pursuing transparency among activist bureaucrats, office holders and even law enforcement, experienced attorneys from the litigation, prosecutorial and classical liberal think tank worlds joined together to create the non-profit public interest law firm Government Accountability & Oversight, P.C.
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