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BP Says ‘Bye-Bye’ to Conservative Group ALEC

Oil and gas giant BP is the latest company to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative group better known as ALEC.

BP is the latest company to ditch ALEC

Following in the footsteps of major companies like eBay, Google, Microsoft and AOL, oil giant BP has announced that it is leaving the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) behind. In a statement, the company said that they had chosen not to renew their

Score one for ALEC: West Virginia is first state to repeal a renewable energy standard

Other states are also moving to roll back renewable policies, much to the delight of the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.

Associated Press Hides Dirty Energy Interests Behind Anti-Renewables Campaign

The Associated Press reported that national groups including the Heartland Institute and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are heralding the repeal of West Virginia's alternative energy mandate as a lynchpin to repeal stronger renewable energy standards in other states. Show More Summary

Pfizer Should Follow the Tech Industry Out of ALEC

As 2014 came to a close, so, too, did the exodus of the tech sector from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). But ALEC is still vulnerable to defections in 2015, as similar conflicts of interest also apply to the healthcare...Show More Summary

What The Media Needs To Know About Who's Fighting To Restrict Broadband Access

Media outlets covering the fight against greater competition in the broadband market should note the role that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) played in blocking competition in 19 states. The media has a history of ignoring ALEC's role in pushing model legislation. Show More Summary

eBay Cuts Ties to Conservative Group ALEC

A spokesperson for eBay has confirmed to Reuters that it will end its association with the conservative political group American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. The confirmation comes two months after a coalition of more thanShow More Summary

eBay becomes 100th company to cut ties with climate-denying organization ALEC

eBay just announced on Twitter that it will not renew its membership with the controversial climate change-denying political group American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). With this action, eBay becomes the 100th company to sever ties with ALEC since

EBay Dumps ALEC

EBay, after months of pressure from climate change activists, yesterday confirmed its departure from the American Legislative Exchange Council, according to Forecast the Facts. Forecast the Facts and other environmental groups had been...Show More Summary

Ebay joins other tech giants in dumping conservative lobbying group ALEC

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Ebay Inc said on Thursday that it will end its association with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a political group that other tech companies dropped earlier this year due to its views on climate change. “After our annual review of eBay Inc’s memberships in trade associations...

How ALEC Plans to Undo Minimum Wage Increases in 2015

The American Legislative Exchange Council laid out its blueprint for 2015 at its annual meeting in early December, making public a plan that includes attacks on labor unions, paid sick leave, and minimum wage increases that have proven...Show More Summary

Will eBay Give Out ALEC Coal This Holiday Season?

The holiday season is big business for eBay, but this year, it's not just about shopping. No, this holiday season, eBay is "reviewing" its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a group that's driven by Big Oil and Gas interests and advances its extreme, anti-climate agenda in state capitols nationwide. Show More Summary

North Dakota State Senator Beclowns Himself At Meeting Of Left’s Version Of ALEC

ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council, has become something of a bête noire of the left. Alongside the Koch brothers, ALEC is apparently behind every nefarious deed in American politics these days, if our friends on the left are to be believed. Of course, ALEC is also pretty darn effective at advancing the cause...

Shell’s Top Climate Advisor Says Company “Values” Relationship with Climate-Denying ALEC at COP20

David Hone, Shell’s top climate advisor told an audience at the COP 20 climate negotiations underway in Lima, Peru today that the company enjoys its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ), a contentiousShow More Summary

Smart ALEC: Dem activism moves to the states, big-time

A new progressive state-focused organization has launched to mirror, and counter, the work of the conservative-GOP aligned ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council). The organization will push state initiatives on everything from climate change, criminal justice reform, education reform, immigrant and civil rights issues, and more. Show More Summary

North Carolina Newspapers Mostly Silent As ALEC And Koch Brothers Rewrite History

North Carolina newspapers have largely missed the connection between a Koch-funded education non-profit organization contracted to help shape new statewide history curriculum materials, and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC),...Show More Summary

Mark Levin Wows State Legislators: 'Take Your Power Back'

Conservative talkradio host Mark Levin made news Thursday when he addressed the annual conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a "non-partisan membership association of state lawmakers," and it wasn't just because he reiterated his call for an Article V "Convention of the States" to propose new amendments to the Constitution. Show More Summary

Emboldened By Midterms, ALEC’s Anti-Environment And Clean Energy Agenda Is Worse Than Ever

"I don't know why some people are allowed in and others aren't." The American Legislative Exchange Council, the right-wing corporate lobbyist group, has its annual D.C. summit this week. The post Emboldened By Midterms, ALEC’s Anti-Environment And Clean Energy Agenda Is Worse Than Ever appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Conservative ALEC Planning Anti-Environmental Onslaught

The American Legislative Exchange Council has been a powerful arm of the conservative movement often drafting model legislation that Republicans have introduced across the country and in Congress.  And in the wake of election victories by the GOP, they have big plans: On the agenda for its environment and energy task force are draft model [...]

ALEC (not Baldwin) is trying to destroy the environment

Lobbying behemoth American Legislative Exchange Council plans to attack environmental protections when Republicans take control of Congress and several state legislatures.

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