The publisher Elsevier has disassociated itself from an article by a trade association it belongs to that condemns proposed open-access mandates in several US states.
See the comment by Mike Taylor beyond the article mentioned above and also see this
blog post by Peter Suber
, who will start as Harvard’s director of the Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) from July 1, 2013
reports on this topic as well, revealing the network behind it.