A bill designed to repeal Kansas' renewable energy standard is moving quickly through the state legislature -- led by corporate-backed, pro-fossil fuel groups that have fought to kill clean energy laws around the country.
Conservative groups are urging lawmakers to either support Rep. Bill Flores' bill to take away fracking oversight from the federal government, or face low scores on their so-called "legislative scorecards."
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Newly-selected New Jersey Senate nominee Steve Lonegan (R), the former New Jersey head for the Koch Brothers' Americans for Prosperity, has made headlines for his climate change denial, hard-line anti-immigrant views, and racially charged statements and campaign tweets.