Oil and gas giant BP is the latest company to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative group better known as 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
Other states are also moving to roll back renewable policies, much to the delight of the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.
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
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
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
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 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, 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 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...
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
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
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...
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
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 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
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
"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.
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 [...]
Lobbying behemoth American Legislative Exchange Council plans to attack environmental protections when Republicans take control of Congress and several state legislatures.