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Gerrymander Gazette | July 2017

July 27, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, an appeal of a three-judge federal trial court decision that Wisconsin State Assembly districts are an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.

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Kochs Plan Massive Campaign for Business Tax Cuts

July 26, 2017

The Koch brothers invested $260 million – more or less – to elect a Congress that will do their bidding; now they and their ultra-wealthy network of business leaders are putting millions more into a “grassroots” lobbying campaign aimed at making their investment pay off in a massive business tax cut.

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