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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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Virginia Delegate Fighting To Invalidate Health Reform: Reform Is ‘Criminal,’ An Attempt To Take ‘Your Soul’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (5 years ago)

Last month, ThinkProgress revealed that health insurance companies, through a corporate front group specializing in state legislature policy called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), have been orchestrating an effort ... Read Post

New Hampshire Legislature Turns Policy Reigns Over To ALEC

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 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

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


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