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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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ALEC to Right-Wing Bloggers: We Need Your Help!

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (2 years ago)

The American Legislative Exchange Council, the once-obscure organization that pairs corporations with state lawmakers to draft pro-business and often anti-union legislation for the state level, is in damage control mode. Corporate m... Read Post

Wisconsin State Tax Collections Fall Far Short of Projections

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (7 hours ago)

Wisconsin lawmakers got bad budget news today, when the Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) released state tax collection figures showing that revenue collections fell $281 million (2.0%) short of projections during the fiscal year that... Read Post

Wisconsin Dem State Rep. Kicked Out Of ALEC Conference

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Wisconsin State Rep. Mark Pocan (D) was kicked out the American Legislative Exchange Council conference in New Orleans today despite being a a dues-paying member of the organization and receiving an invitation to the event, Wisconsi... Read Post

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