Charles Koch http://hppr.org en Examining the Kochtopus http://hppr.org/post/examining-kochtopus <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Koch Industries is one of the great success stories of American business.&nbsp; The oil, gas and commodities conglomerate is based in Wichita.&nbsp; It employs more than 100,000 people worldwide and has an annual turnover of about $115 billion.&nbsp; It’s also one of the most unusual companies in its management techniques, enthusiasm for political activism, as well as the intensity of its family feuds according to a recent article in the </span><a href="http://www.economist.com/news/business/21603437-fascinating-peek-inside-successful-and-idiosyncratic-private-company-dissecting" style="line-height: 1.5;">Economist about a new book, “Sons of Wichita,” by Daniel Schulman</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 33160 at http://hppr.org Examining the Kochtopus SW Kansas lawmaker says voting on repeal of green energy is no-brainer http://hppr.org/post/sw-kansas-lawmaker-says-voting-repeal-green-energy-no-brainer <p></p><p>A southwest Kansas lawmaker says there is no debate about renewable energy standards according to a recent article from <a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2014/05/17/5030728/green-energy-has-been-a-political.html">the Kansas City Star</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Cindee Talley 32165 at http://hppr.org SW Kansas lawmaker says voting on repeal of green energy is no-brainer Charles Koch and The Texas Public Policy Foundation Change Focus to Municipal Government http://hppr.org/post/charles-koch-and-texas-public-policy-foundation-change-focus-municipal-government <p></p><p>Charles Koch and the Texas Public Policy Foundation are narrowing their focus to city government. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 05:01:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 18612 at http://hppr.org Charles Koch and The Texas Public Policy Foundation Change Focus to Municipal Government