By Josh Israel on March 3, 2014
Virginia House Speaker William Howell (R), a former national chairman of the corporate American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), helped kill a bill to end state taxpayer subsidies to the group.
By Josh Israel on February 26, 2014
Last year, Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston (R) wrote an ethics reform law he claimed would completely ban lobbyist gifts to state legislators.
By Andrew Breiner on January 24, 2014
Ohio State Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) loves calling renewable energy "Stalinist."
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By Kiley Kroh on January 8, 2014
Gov. Hickenlooper is standing by Glenn Vaad, his nominee to Colorado's Public Utilities Commission, despite anger over Vaad's ties to ALEC.
By Kiley Kroh on January 2, 2014
California, the nation's solar standout, more than doubled its rooftop solar installations last year from 1,000 megawatts (MW) to 2,000 MW.
By Rebecca Leber on December 10, 2013
"No Sanctuary Cities for Illegal Immigrants Act" was the single most-common bill, introduced in 23 states.
By Kiley Kroh on December 10, 2013
Another big quarter for the U.S. solar industry.
By Ari Phillips on December 5, 2013
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is doubling down in 2014 on its losing strategy of pushing anti-clean energy policies.
By Annie-Rose Strasser and Aviva Shen on December 3, 2013
New leaked documents paint a dreary picture for the group behind "Stand Your Ground" and Voter ID laws.
By Andrew Breiner on November 15, 2013
Regulators voted for affordable net metering in Arizona Thursday, a major incentive for homeowners to invest in renewable energy.