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A Growing Number of State Legislators Condemn ALEC

Wisconsin State Rep. Marc Pocan (D) talking ALEC with Jennifer Granholm Corporations aren't the only ones condemning the American Legislative Exchange Council, a growing number of state lawmakers are speaking out against the organization that has pursued an extreme right-wing, pro-corporate, anti-working-families agenda. To date, more than 15 former members of ALEC have left the organization and publicly condemned it.
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