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Jay Riestenberg is a Research Analyst at Common Cause and advocate for social and economic justice. Follow him on Twitter: @JayRiestenberg

Diaries published: 15 (10 days since last diary on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:56 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 15 (10 days since last comment on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:56 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 578

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Five Major Problems with Charles Koch's Op-Ed in USA Today, 234 comments, 341 recommends

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JayRiestenberg's Most Recent Diaries:

Today, Common Cause, Sierra Club, Forecast The Facts, the American Federation of Teachers, and AFSCME are delivering petitions ...
by JayRiestenberg
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:56 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
As more major companies leave the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive corporate lobbying group, it’s a wonder why Pfizer remains a member. Over 80 public interest, religious,
by JayRiestenberg
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 11:51 AM PST with 3 Recommends
By Jay Riestenberg, research analyst, and Jack Mumby, digital producer, at Common Cause. With major tech companies’ recent departure from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a ...
by JayRiestenberg
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 11:09 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive corporate lobbying group, has a lot of enemies. Over the years, ALEC has not shied away from calling them out. They like to call leaders ...
by JayRiestenberg
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 09:20 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
ALEC spokesman Bill Meierling cited an organization policy against disclosing members and donors but balked at environmentalists' suggestion that it promotes "climate denial." The organization does ...
by JayRiestenberg
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 12:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said some very bizarre things on Tuesday as he and his colleagues debated the Democracy for All amendment, which would overturn the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens ...
by JayRiestenberg
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 08:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends

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