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Major Media Now Investigating ALEC

Front and center at the New York Times today is a report on the extent to which corporations control state legislatures through the”non-profit” American Legislative Exchange Council. ALEC, which has been weaving its web for years and gotten a lot of attention in the blogosphere for at least two years, is now the focus of [...]
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FLASHBACK: Franklin Center's Full-Throated Defense Of ALEC

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (2 years ago)

As corporate sponsors fled from the shadowy American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the media's scrutiny increased earlier this year, ALEC's allies at the right-wing Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity rushe... Read Post

New Hampshire Legislature Turns Policy Reigns Over To ALEC

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (2 years ago)

Republicans in the New Hampshire legislature seemingly have ceded all control of the state to the American Legislative Exchange Council by introducing an unprecedented seven of ALEC's pieces of model legislation in the past week. AL... Read Post

Open thread for night owls: A guide to the Koch-funded propaganda about rich states and poor states

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (1 hour ago)

At The Progressive, Mary Bottari provides A Reporter's Guide to the Koch-Funded Rich States, Poor States ALEC Report: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is slated to roll out its annual "Rich States, Poor States" publi... Read Post


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