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The Real ALEC Promo Video

The newest video from AFSCME takes a closer look at the latest promotional video from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the shadowy, extremist organization behind much of the anti-worker agenda in the states. It seems that the video left some information out, but AFSCME quickly responded and helped out by including the missing info. Show More Summary

These Polluting Companies Are Sponsoring ALEC In San Diego

-- By Nick Surgey of The Center for Media and Democracy and Connor Gibson of Greenpeace At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters--including...Show More Summary

ALEC's Scary Corporate Agenda: 7 of Its Most Anti-Democratic and Science-Denying Ideas

ALEC's annual gathering revealed how right-wingers will push dangerous legislation across the country. Starting Wednesday this week, the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council, or "ALEC," will bring together hundreds of corporate lobbyists with state and local politicians at a posh hotel in San Diego for the group's annual meeting. Show More Summary

ALEC Confidential: Inside The Secretive Group's Annual Conference

      This story originally appeared in Capital & Main.  Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) got underway in earnest Wednesday at San Diego’s Manchester Grand Hyatt resort hotel. Show More Summary

Gutting renewable energy still on ALEC's menu

NC's budget will simply have to wait: Nine Republican House members, including Speaker Tim Moore, and Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, are attending the annual conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council in San Diego, which...Show More Summary

ALEC's Annual Meeting Kicks Off In The Second Biggest Solar City In America

The American Legislative Exchange Council, more popularly known as the corporate bill mill ALEC, is holding its annual meeting this week in San Diego, which is second only to Los Angeles in terms of US cities with the most installedShow More Summary

Walker: Doing the Business of His Corporate Masters

With his presidential announcement barely one week behind him, one of Scott Walker's first major speeches will be on Thursday in San Diego at the annual meeting of American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a far-right corporate front...Show More Summary

Five Times Local Media Exposed ALEC's Secretive Agenda

On July 22, the American Legislative Exchange Council's (ALEC) annual meeting will once again see corporations and state lawmakers gather to discuss and vote on model legislation meant for introduction in state legislatures across the country. Show More Summary

California Is a 'No ALEC Zone'

The most powerful, well-funded corporate special interest front group in America is coming to California this month. The mission of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is simple: shower the 1% with special privileges and advantages at the expense of everyone else. ALEC's agenda is an affront to progress. It’s an affront to basic rights. It’s an affront to democracy.

Hot Topics at ALEC's 2015 Meeting This Week in San Diego

Co-authored with Brendan Fischer This week, the American Legislative Exchange Council, or "ALEC," will bring together hundreds of corporate lobbyists with state and local politicians at a posh hotel in San Diego for the group's annual...Show More Summary

The Information Content of the ALEC-Laffer-Moore-Williams Economic Outlook Ranking

An Econometric Assessment of the World according to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) For eight years, the American Legislative Exchange Council has been producing a ranking that purports to measure the competitiveness of individual states. From ALEC, Rich States, Poor States, 2015: The Economic Outlook Ranking is a forecast based on a state’s current […]

Midday open thread: Shared solar soars; Sanders' socialism as provocation; Mud Day in Michigan

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Judge Scalia channels the framers: Four ways the American Legislative Exchange Council is trying to ruin your state this year: From minimum wage increases to affordable housing policies to bans on hydraulic fracturing, some of the biggest progressive policy gains in recent years have happened at the local level. Show More Summary

Erick Erickson Defends ALEC, Attacks 11Alive For Investigating Secretive Group

Following an investigation by Atlanta's 11Alive into the inner workings of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) -- the secretive organization that brings together corporate lobbyists and state legislators to draft model legislation...Show More Summary

Reporter Finds ALEC Meeting Politicians at His Hotel

When an Atlanta news crew from WXIA TV station asked questions about a closed-door meeting involving Georgia lawmakers, wireless industry lobbyists and the American Legislative Exchange Council, Bill Meierling, vice president of communications...Show More Summary

Anti-ALEC Hysteria Reaches New Heights.

By now you’ve probably seen this report by 11Alive on a recent meeting of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, down in Savannah. You also might have seen this article claiming the meeting was a “bill writing meeting.” These report made it look as if something evil and nefarious went on there. Show More Summary

Missouri Lawmakers Want to Override Veto of Anti-Union Bill

Right-to-work policies, pushed by right-wing think tanks like the American Legislative Exchange Council, have become commonplace even in states with strong union traditions. Image: Nagel Photography / Shutterstock.com The post Missouri Lawmakers Want to Override Veto of Anti-Union Bill appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Scott Walker: The First ALEC President?

Co-written with Brendan Fischer Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will address the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in San Diego this July. Walker's speech at ALEC will be a reunion of sorts. Walker was...Show More Summary

ALEC Responds To Atlanta's 11Alive , Still Blocks Video Footage Of What They Actually Do

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has responded to an investigation by Atlanta's 11Alive News Tonight, which exposed millions of viewers to the influence of ALEC's corporate members over the Georgia Legislature. ALEC,Show More Summary

Uncovered: Corporate Lobbying Funded by Your Tax Dollars

Brendan Fischer of the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) tells us about CMD and Common Cause's latest submission to the International Revenue Service (IRS) showing that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) functions as a corporate lobbying group, in violation of the tax code for 501(c)(3) charities. Show More Summary

Uncovered: Corporate Lobbying Funded by Your Tax Dollars

Brendan Fischer of the Center for Media and Democracy tells us about CMD and Common Cause's latest submission to the IRS showing that the American Legislative Exchange Council functions as a corporate lobbying group, in violation of the tax code for 501(c)3 charities. Show More Summary

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