MOOSE: Monied Out-of-State Executives

This is the fifth part in a series of posts that will explore some of the leading organizations from around the country that are engaged in unearthing and combating the influence of money in the political process.

Posing as MOOSE (Monied Out-of-State Executives), members of the Maine People’s Alliance held a “press conference” in March 2011 thanking Maine Governor Paul LePage for giving them such a good return on their investment in his campaign. The MOOSE praised LePage for his quick work in “working to strip away health care coverage, decimate the state’s environmental protections and destroy Maine’s labor unions” in just his first two months in office.

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Money in Politics series

  1. Money in Politics (introduction)
  2. Looking Beyond Campaign Contributions
  3. National Institute On Money In State Politics
  4. Center For Responsive Politics
  5. MOOSE: Monied Out-of-State Executives (case study)
  6. Public Campaign
  7. Common Cause
  8. MapLight.org
  9. Sunlight Foundation
  10. Good Jobs First
  11. Disinfecting Banker’s Day on the Hill (case study)
  12. Project Vote Smart
  13. Hitting the Jackpot (case study)
  14. Democracy North Carolina (case study)
  15. Connecticut Citizen Action Group (case study)
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