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Backlash Continues Against Right-Wing Legislation Mill ALEC

There’s been a sea change in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the right-wing lobbying group that crafted some wide-ranging legislation proposed and enacted by conservative legislatures across the country. Image: Shutterstock The post Backlash Continues Against Right-Wing Legislation Mill ALEC appeared first on RH Reality Check.

More Lies From ALEC About Climate Change

American Legislative Exchange Council CEO Lisa B. Nelson helped House Speaker Newt Gingrich promote his Contract with America in the mid-1990s. I don't envy Lisa B. Nelson, the new CEO at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). If...Show More Summary

More Lies From ALEC About Climate Change

American Legislative Exchange Council CEO Lisa B. Nelson helped House Speaker Newt Gingrich promote his Contract with America in the mid-1990s. I don't envy Lisa B. Nelson, the new CEO at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). If...Show More Summary

Despite Tech Exodus from ALEC, eBay Sends Mixed Messages About Membership

Over the course of a single short week in late September, one Silicon Valley tech giant after the next cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ), a libertarian, free market think tank that actively fights against...Show More Summary

AOL Is Latest Tech Company to Cut Ties With ALEC

Following criticism of it teaching climate change denial, AOL, the owner of The Huffington Post, became the latest major corporation to announce a decision to cease funding for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), following...Show More Summary

SiX Could Be the Answer to ALEC

Politico has an interesting article up which details the efforts in the liberal political donor camp to come up with something to combat the influence of the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. The new liberal...Show More Summary

SiX Could Be The Answer To ALEC

Politico has an interesting article up which details the efforts in the liberal political donor camp to come up with something to combat the influence of the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. The new liberal...Show More Summary

AOL Drops ALEC, The State Lobbying Group ‘Lying’ About Climate Change

Sometimes, some days, I get to be proud of the company that pays my checks. Today is one of those days, as AOL joins the ranks of the sane and drops its support for the American Legislative Exchange Council, an industry lobbying group that has been the subject of much scorn these days. (Although that good-will is leavened by a, healthy dose of WTF.) Read More

SAP Leaves ALEC Over Global Warming Denial

It's all too little too late, of course, but businesses are finally acknowledging the severe threat global warming presents to their future. Huffington Post: The tech exodus from the American Legislative Exchange Council continues, with German software giant SAP ending its membership in the anti-climate lobbying group. Show More Summary

The tech community is abandoning ALEC

  German software giant SAP has become the latest tech company to abandon the American Legislative Exchange Council, the 40-year old group known for quietly advancing business-centric, often conservative, bills through state legislatures. Show More Summary

The tech community is abandoning ALEC

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  German software giant SAP has become the latest tech company to abandon the American Legislative Exchange Council, the 40-year old group known for quietly advancing business-centric, often conservative, bills through state legislatures. Show More Summary

The tech community is abandoning ALEC

  German software giant SAP has become the latest tech company to abandon the American Legislative Exchange Council, the 40-year old group known for quietly advancing business-centric, often conservative, bills through state legislatures. Show More Summary

ALEC Corporate Board Chair Quits Over Climate Change, Renewables and Voting Rights

The corporate board chair of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the software company SAP America, has quit the group, telling CMD that it has made the decision to "immediately disassociate itself from ALEC" because ofShow More Summary

Sapping ALEC's Power: Software Giant SAP Dumps Group Over Climate Denial

The tech exodus from the American Legislative Exchange Council continues, with German software giant SAP ending its membership in the anti-climate lobbying group. The blow is especially harsh as ALEC's corporate board was chaired by SAP lobbyist Steve Seale. Show More Summary

Sapping ALEC's Power: Software Giant SAP Dumps Group Over Climate Denial

The tech exodus from the American Legislative Exchange Council continues, with German software giant SAP ending its membership in the anti-climate lobbying group. The blow is especially harsh as ALEC's corporate board was chaired by SAP lobbyist Steve Seale. Show More Summary

Will Shell Leave ALEC?

The Union of Concerned Scientists is pressuring Shell to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council, a coalition of corporations and state legislators that opposes environmental regulations and clean energy policies. In a blog post, the science advocacy group says the oil giant’s rhetoric doesn’t match its involvement with ALEC. The blog quotes Shell CEO Ben […]

The ALEC Problem Is Even Worse Than John Oliver Thinks

HBO's John Oliver did what many others in the media have not by shining a spotlight on the shadowy influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). But ALEC's latest initiative, which has its sights set on molding county...Show More Summary

ALEC CEO Lisa Nelson Doesn't Know ALEC's Climate Change Position

Lisa Nelson, the new CEO of the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, doesn't know her organization's position on climate change. In a segment on WAMU's Diane Rehm Show, ALEC's Lisa Nelson claimed to not understand the science...Show More Summary

Disrupt Denial: After Leaving ALEC, Google Still Funding Evil

Last week, one tech giant after the next cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ), creating a mass exodus from the anti-government front group that routinely drafts legislation to bolster the fossil fuel industry...Show More Summary

Major Oil Company Dumps ALEC

Occidental Petroleum, a major oil and natural gas company, has cut its ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council, a coalition of corporations and state legislators that opposes environmental regulations and clean energy policies. Occidental on Friday sent a letter indicating its intention to end its relationship with ALEC, the National Journal reports. “There are […]

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