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Special Investigation: Who's behind the 'information attacks' on climate scientists?

... discovered that ATI has connections to the Koch brothers, Art Pope and other conservative donors seeking to expand their political influence. ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 11/29/2011 - 17:14 - 0 comments

Art Pope think tank pulled into lawsuit over NC voter suppression bill

... think tank that was founded by Republican mega-donor Art Pope and that receives most of its funding from him has been pulled into a ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 09/11/2013 - 16:01 - 2 comments

Art Pope translates dollars into influence at UNC

In 2011, the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy -- a nonprofit named after the father of Republican benefactor Art Pope , and predominantly funded by Pope's family foundation -- ... records for the John William Pope Foundation , which Art Pope leads, show more than two-dozen grants over the last 15 years to ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 09/18/2012 - 12:19 - 4 comments

INSTITUTE INDEX: The money behind Americans for Prosperity

... Amount that AFP received in 2010 from the John William Pope Foundation, headed by North Carolina discount-retail magnate and conservative benefactor Art Pope , who is one of AFP's four directors : $1.6 million ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 03/08/2012 - 12:27 - 0 comments

NC lawmakers embrace Koch-backed pledge against climate action

... signatories Brown, Burr, Stevens and Stone. The Pope connection Why would so many North Carolina lawmakers have signed ... likely factor is the influence of conservative mega-donor Art Pope, CEO of the Variety Wholesalers discount retail chain and a longtime ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 07/11/2013 - 13:36 - 0 comments

The fight against school re-segregation heats up in North Carolina

... by Republican politicians including former state Rep. Art Pope -- a businessman and director of the right-wing group Americans for ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 07/20/2010 - 16:34 - 12 comments

Cabinet of Controversy: N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory’s 5 most dubious appointments

... Here are five of the most controversial: 1. Art Pope: The Koch brother from another mother in charge of the state budget. ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 01/11/2013 - 11:48 - 17 comments

NC anti-wind power crusader behind plot to subvert renewable energy industry

... by leading North Carolina conservative benefactor Art Pope to discredit wind power in the state has been discovered at the center ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 05/11/2012 - 11:34 - 1 comment

Petro powerhouse Koch Industries boosts investments in North Carolina politics

... and is primarily funded by conservative benefactor Art Pope , a discount retail mogul who was a major funder for the 2010 North ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 11/01/2012 - 12:02 - 0 comments

Art Pope back in glare of national spotlight

... We'll resume regular daily posting next week. Art Pope, North Carolina's Republican mega-donor, is back in the national media ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 05/15/2013 - 15:00 - 1 comment