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
-- 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Under the terms of the deal, the toughest sanctions put in the place against Iran by the world body would be dismantled in exchange for restrictions on some of the country's nuclear activities.
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 […]
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
Presidential candidate and US Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) had an awkward exchange Wednesday while discussing foreign policy at the Atlantic Council think tank. When Graham took questions from the audience, a co-founder ofShow More Summary
By Robert Niles: The Anaheim City Council last night (actually, early this morning) vote to give Disneyland what it wanted and to extend a city ban on Disneyland ticket taxes for another 30 years. In exchange, the Disneyland Resort committed...Show More Summary
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
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
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
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.
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