December 14, 2015

PR Watch December 14, 2015 by Lauren Kuby Much like plastic debris makes its way into the innocent stomachs of our wildlife, I recently found myself in the belly of the proverbial beast—the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC held its annual meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, the first week in December …

December 1, 2015

Think Progress By Josh Israel December 1, 2015 It’s a gruesome cycle that has become all too familiar. On Friday, a mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado left three people dead and nine more wounded. Despite a history that included domestic assault accusations and a …

July 21, 2015

Huffington Post July 20, 2015 by Mary Bottari 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 meeting. ALEC alum Scott Walker, who has signed over 20 ALEC bills …

July 8, 2015

PR Watch July 7, 2015 By Jessica Mason In a year with unprecedented rightwing dominance in state legislative chambers, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has continued to wreak havoc in states across the country–despite an ongoing exodus of high-profile corporate members, including BP, Google, and several high-tech firms. ALEC’s …