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Bonner and Associates

AstroTurf Lobbying Is Moving To The Mainstream

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The National Journal examines the growing but controversial practice of so-called grassroots lobbying -- a segment of the industry that remains unregu...

Astroturf King Jack Bonner's Long History of Deceitful "Grassroots" Lobbying

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Hoggan

Jack Bonner and his 'Associates' are Astroturf specialists, working for the agendas of major corporate clients, who pay his firm large sums of money to manufacture 'citizen outrage'.

Stephen Colbert Takes On Coal Lobby And Bonner And Associates (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thursday night on the Colbert Report, Stephen weighed in on the allegations that Bonner and Associates, a lobby group for the coal industry had sent f...

House Committee Expands Investigation Into Coal Group's Lobbying

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming has expanded its investigation into the lobbying activities of the American Coali...

Jason Linkins

Rachel Maddow, Ed Markey Discuss Lobbyist Fraudsters

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On last night's Rachel Maddow Show, she focused attention on two lobbying firms that have recently taken a turn in the baleful eye of the spotlight: s...

Public Support for Clean Energy Bill Shows the Deception in Bonner Astroturf Campaign

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

In swing states, 63 percent of voters support the climate change legislation currently being considered in the Senate.

Is Controversial Coal Lobby Front Group ACCCE on the Verge of Implosion?

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Duke Energy announced today that it has left the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, the dirty coal front group lobbying against Congressional action on climate change.

Duke Energy Quits Controversial Coal Lobby Front Group

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Energy companies are beginning to realize that siding with front groups like the coal lobby put them on the wrong side of the clean energy issue.

Green News Report - September 1, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Fires rage across California as Hurricane Jimena bears down on Baja; Lights out for incandescent lightbulbs; The Summer of...

Bonner & Associates Never Contacted Rep. Perriello and Several Charities Defrauded In Forged Letter Scandal

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

This latest evidence of insincerity and misinformation adds to a growing heap of scandals plaguing the coal industry's attempts to weaken action on climate and energy security.

Bonner & Associates Spin Machine in Full Gear To Defend Sullied Brand

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Where is the rogue temporary employee to defend himself and shed light on the way Bonner's sweat-shop pro-coal lobby operation operates?

Bonner & Associates Coached Employees To Lie To Generate Letters to Congress - Will Congress Reign In Such Astroturf?

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The clear solution: end the astroturf loophole in the Lobby Disclosure Act

Fighting Astroturf with Bare Bums [video]

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Bonner and Associates is a naked fraud.

Firm that Sent Fraudulent Climate Letters Accuses Temp Employee of Setting Them Up

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Who could have predicted that hiring basically anyone off the street and training them for two hours in a "white-collar sweatshop" would lead to something like this?

ACCCE Coal Lobby Drops Bonner & Associates Over Forged Letters

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Bonner & Associates has a long record of shady Astroturf work on behalf of many polluting industries, pharmaceutical companies and Big Tobacco.

Congress Should Expose or Outlaw Astroturfers

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

If Bonner's clients are that desperate to have a voice on Capitol Hill, Congress should call a hearing, inquiring into just how much influence is being peddled through phony organizations.

Five More Forged Letters Uncovered From Bonner & Associates' Work for DC Coal Lobby - Read Them Here

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Five new forged letters fraudulently sent to Congressmembers have turned up in an ongoing Congressional investigation into the Astroturf campaign laun...

Townhall Mobs -- Brought to You by Big Oil and Dirty Coal

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

There's considerable evidence that these astroturf corporate lobbying operations are also trying to derail clean energy jobs legislation.