Don’t let billionaires set priorities for attorneys general (Editorial)
If a pro-life gazillionaire were giving funds to state attorneys general to go after Planned Parenthood, the left would quite rightly go bonkers. But ex-Mayor Mike Bloomberg is doing much the same, except he’s paying AGs to pursue green-energy litigation. It’s still wrong.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Chris Horner this week released a report uncovering this off-the-books appropriation of public power to serve one man’s priorities.
With grants to an NYU School of Law center, Bloomberg funds “special assistant attorneys general” in at least six states to work on clean-energy, climate-change and other environmental cases.