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Groups Ask Indiana Supreme Court to Reconsider Legislative Public Records Case

Last month, in a 4 – 1 ruling, the Indiana Supreme Court agreed that APRA does apply to the General Assembly, but the Court still did not require disclosure of the correspondence.

/ May 19, 2016
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NextEra Energy Shareholders Reject Resolution on Projected Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Impacts

Shareholders voted 65% against a resolution that would have required the corporation to report material risks and costs of sea level rise scenarios projecting forward to 2100.

/ May 19, 2016
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FirstEnergy Shareholders Vote Against Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Membership Payments

The shareholder activist stated the inadequate disclosure by FirstEnergy, combined with its active lobbying against the Clean Power Plan, present significant risks to investors.

/ May 18, 2016
Duke Energy Attacks on Clean Power Plan

Duke Energy Shareholders Reject Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Expenditures

Sisters of two Catholic religious orders that own Duke Energy stock want full disclosure of lobbying activities, but the board and shareholders rejected the proposal.

/ May 5, 2016
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Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Secrecy

Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the legislature is governed by the Access to Public Records Act but declined to force lawmakers to follow it - allowing communication between lobbyists and legislators to remain private.

/ May 4, 2016
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Global Investors Warn Utilities to Change Business Strategy and Prepare for Climate Change

Now that countries have signed the Paris Agreement, global investors are warning utility companies that they must now act.

/ May 4, 2016
Koch Brothers War on Solar

Yes on 1 for the Sun: The Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative from Utilities and Fossil Fuel Interests

The Koch Brothers and utility-funded Consumers for Smart Solar unveiled its amendment ballot campaign, Yes on 1 for the Sun, to restrict the solar market in Florida.

/ April 20, 2016