Former Employees Allege Widespread Illegality at Taxpayer-Backed Solar Company

Spanish firm under federal investigation routinely violated U.S. immigration, workplace safety laws, former employees claim
Abengoa Chairman Felipe Benjumea walks with Spain's King Juan Carlos / AP

A solar company backed by billions in stimulus funds routinely violated U.S. immigration law, workplace safety codes, and environmental regulations, replaced American workers with foreigners, and may be on the verge of bankruptcy, former employees tell the Washington Free Beacon.

The ‘Billionaire’s Club’ Behind the Green Movement

Report: Groups involved in backing green candidates and legislation may have violated tax laws, Senate Republicans claim
Tom Steyer / AP

A sprawling network of left-wing foundations, non-profit groups, and individual donors and activists may be flouting federal law in advocating an anti-fossil-fuel agenda, according to a major Senate report released on Wednesday.

Democracy Alliance Bankrolls Dem Super PAC

DA donors’ $2 million in contributions to American Bridge may fuel partisanship concerns
David Brock, Gara Lamarche, George Soros / AP

Members of a secretive club of wealthy left-wing donors are bankrolling a major Democratic Super PAC backing a likely Hillary Clinton presidential run even as some of the group’s members complain it is too closely tied to the Democratic Party.

More than a third of total contributions this year to American Bridge 21st Century have come from individuals associated with the Democracy Alliance.

Dem Super PAC Drops $3.5 Million on Alaska Senate Race

Money funneled from Steyer, unions, Hollywood execs through ‘local’ front group
Mark Begich

Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich’s reelection effort is getting a massive boost from a top D.C.-based Super PAC with ties to top national Democrats as Begich touts his supposed independent streak and attacks his likely opponent as an outsider.

Firm Discloses $6.4 Million PR Contract With Ecuadorian Government

Disclosure comes after admission of potentially illegal propagandizing for socialist regime
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa / AP

A New York City public relations firm has registered with the Justice Department as an agent of a foreign government a month after the Washington Free Beacon raised questions about the legality of its undisclosed work on behalf of the Republic of Ecuador.