Navigation Links
"Viewers Beware" Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Indiana
Date:6/1/2009

Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the political ads running in eight states, including Indiana, to oppose health care reform. The ads are funded by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, which has a record as a right- wing political operation and is headed by an operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

"It's important for Hoosiers to understand who is behind this advertising campaign," said David Donnelly, national campaigns director of Public Campaign Action Fund. "Americans for Prosperity is led by a political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff and funded by one of the biggest donors on the right in this country." The report was released as anti-health care ads from the group are running in Alaska, Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Virginia. Among the reports highlights:

  • In addition to opposing a public health insurance option as part of health care reform, Americans for Prosperity opposed expanded coverage for children's health through SCHIP, opposed a Texas smoking ban, and suggests that the poor get their coverage through Medicaid while arguing that Medicaid costs are "bankrupting our country."
  • Through several foundations, the founder of Americans for Prosperity, David Koch, has given $132 million to organizations, including a "Who's Who" of conservative groups. Koch has also given nearly $800,000 in federal political donations since 1989.
  • The current president, Tim Phillips, worked with failed political candidate and former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed at Century Strategies, a public relations and lobbying sho
    '/>"/>

SOURCE Public Campaign Action Fund
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. "Viewers Beware" Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in South Dakota
2. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
3. New Study Reports High Injury Rates for Hotel Workers, Even Higher Rates for Women and Nonwhites
4. GAO Report Confirms: Medicare Underpays for Anesthesia Services; Nurse Anesthetists Assure Seniors Access to Safe Anesthesia Care
5. Haemacure Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
6. Report on patients access to cancer drugs uses flawed methods to reached flawed conclusions
7. Biotech Finishes on a High in August, Burrill Report Says
8. First-Ever List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Businesses Reports Total Revenue of $194.5 Billion
9. Consumer Reports Analysis: Drugs for Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia Effective, But Not Always Best
10. MDS Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
11. First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/30/2015)... , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... the U.S. after a 5-day tour in India. During her stay, she ... with Trivedi Master Wellness™ and Transformational Leader/Internationally Beloved Spiritual Master Mahendra ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... AvePoint, the established ... of three new apps – AvePoint Watermark, AvePoint MyWorld, and ... of these apps, workers can better streamline everyday business operations and take advantage of ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... ... Intellitec Solutions has announced they will be hosting two webinars to answer ... and new procedures involved with updating the cloud version of Dynamics CRM, attendance is ... user interface and what it will mean for end users, critical items that need ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... CHARLOTTE, NC (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 ... ... announced it is launching MEDFLOW 2.0 EHR, a SaaS electronic health records system ... years. A perfect evolution in software, Medflow 2.0 delivers an intuitive state-of-the-art solution ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... Curly Hair Solutions™ is honoured to attend Cosmoprof North ... US, featuring products from all over the world. For the first time ever, Curly ... of hair styling products focused entirely on meeting the needs of all curl ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Trivedi Global Inc. CEO Visits India to Finalize Science Projects to Create Anti-Aging, Overall Health and Probiotic Products with Help of a Multi-Billion Dollar Company 2Health News:Trivedi Global Inc. CEO Visits India to Finalize Science Projects to Create Anti-Aging, Overall Health and Probiotic Products with Help of a Multi-Billion Dollar Company 3Health News:AvePoint Enhances Workforce Productivity and Document Protection on Microsoft Office 365 with the Release of Three New Apps 2Health News:AvePoint Enhances Workforce Productivity and Document Protection on Microsoft Office 365 with the Release of Three New Apps 3Health News:AvePoint Enhances Workforce Productivity and Document Protection on Microsoft Office 365 with the Release of Three New Apps 4Health News:Intellitec Solutions to Host Microsoft CRM 2015 Update Webinar 2Health News:Medflow Launches MEDFLOW 2.0 EHR – The Cloud-Based Ophthalmology EHR 2Health News:Curly Hair Solutions™ Showcases Entire Curl Keeper™ Collection at Cosmoprof Las Vegas July 12 - 14 2
... abuse of drugs such as heroin and crack impacts the economic ... a year. // ,These costs were delineated as cost of ... The European drugs agency figures have shown that illegal drugs are ... of the drugs. For instance it was found that brown heroin ...
... Folic acid tablets could prove a cheap and simple ... evidences suggests. // ,According to a study by ... an amino acid in the blood considered to be ... ,David Wald and colleagues from the London School ...
... today that the Government could save as much as $42 ... GPs to refer patients directly for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). ... in the AMA's Federal Budget Submission 2007-08, which was released ... to refer patients to other specialists for them to get ...
... covering around 68,183 U.S middle-aged women has found out that ... night were more likely to gain weight comparing to those ... findings of the study were published in American Journal of ... year. Dr. Sanjay R. Patel of Case Western Reserve University ...
... the National Polio Eradication Initiatives and now in an ... (NIDs) have planned to immunize 22 million children in ... ,Government of Bangladesh will carry out the initiatives along ... Rotary International and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...
... have come up with a very interesting study on longevity. ... to mothers before they turn 25 were twice more likely ... born to mothers who are older. ,Researchers were studying ... is a strong correlation between long life and the age ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:6/29/2015)... , June 29, 2015  PDL BioPharma, Inc. ... entered into a credit agreement with CareView Communications, Inc. ... to $40 million of secured debt financing. CareView is ... on patient care monitoring. Under the credit ... million of debt financing in two tranches of $20 ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... Minn. , June 29, 2015 EnteroMedics ... of devices that use neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, ... it has commenced an underwritten public offering of units. ... stock, Series A warrants to purchase common stock and ... purchase of units in the offering would result in ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... , June 29, 2015  Allergan plc ... intends to release second quarter 2015 financial results ... open of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will ... a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, August 6, ... to access the call is U.S./ Canada ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PDL BioPharma Announces $40 Million Financing Transaction with CareView Communications 2PDL BioPharma Announces $40 Million Financing Transaction with CareView Communications 3PDL BioPharma Announces $40 Million Financing Transaction with CareView Communications 4EnteroMedics Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants 2EnteroMedics Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants 3Allergan to Host Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast 2Allergan to Host Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast 3
... Radiologic (vRad), a technology-enabled national radiology practice, has again ... market segment by independent research and consulting firm KLAS. ... interviews conducted by KLAS and is published in the ... Software & Professional Services report. In ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report ... Novo Nordisk A/S: PharmaVitae Profile ... This analysis examines the historical ... prescription pharmaceutical sector. The profile encompasses global company ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Virtual Radiologic Ranked #1 for Teleradiology Services for Third Consecutive Year 2Reportlinker Adds Novo Nordisk A/S: PharmaVitae Profile 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: