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ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a corporate-funded lobby that designs legislation to serve the needs of the corporate sector and extreme wealth.


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Among the 43 states plus Washington, D.C. that GTM Research tracks individually, it ranks 42. It has just 1 megawatt of residential systems installed. According to GTM Research solar analyst Austin Perea, it's hardly "a blip on the radar." "In the realm of what's happening in residential solar, I'd say what's ...
They include Jenny Beth Martin, chairman of Tea Party Patriots citizens Fund; Adam Brandon, president of FreedomWorks; and Lisa B. Nelson, CEO of the American Legislative Exchange Council. Mike Needham of Heritage Action for America and Becky Norton Dunlop of The Heritage Foundation signed it ...

The American Legislative Exchange Council, the Charles Koch Institute and the R Street Institute, all conservative organizations, have strongly opposed such fines and fees. Moreover, red and blue states alike have reformed fine and fee collection practices. Mississippi and California recently ended their ...
Budget experts say states like Illinois are using accounting gimmicks to lie to the public about the stability of their public worker retirement plans. According to a new report by the American Legislative Exchange Council, Illinois and many other states are deceiving the public when they say how much debt ...
Insidious, irrelevant, distracting or simply helpful: Tennessee politicos can't quite come to an agreement on how to describe the local impact of the American Legislative Exchange Council. ALEC is a collection of conservative state legislators, right-leaning think tanks and big businesses, largely funded by ...

Taylor spent 20 years with conservative think tanks like the Cato Institute and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and is the president and founder of the Niskanen Center, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that advocates for environmentalism, immigration reform, civil liberties, and a ...
A homeschooling lobby group with a low profile, but growing influence, has a surprising agenda: keeping public money away from home-schoolers, the better to ensure that parents can operate free from government regulation, including from child-welfare workers. Critics of the group, called the Home ...
An eight-month post analysis of Iowa's 87th General Assembly actions clearly reveals Iowa's Republicans followed suggested legislation provided by ultra-conservative Americans for Prosperity and American Legislative Exchange Council (both funded by Koch Industries) instead of representing their ...
In 2015, Senate President Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, ran into this issue when his disclosure form did not list him as a member of the board of directors for the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative-leaning political group. Questioned on the issue, the secretary of state's office first ...
When Kansas enacted major cuts to state income taxes in 2012 and 2013, Jonathan Williams and others at ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council) lauded this experiment in supply-side economics and claimed immediate effects on growth. In 2013, Williams called it "a bold step toward ...
Lincoln County state Rep. Jason Saine has been appointed to chair the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council in 2018. "I was already serving on the executive committee board for ALEC and I was kind of in the line to move ahead to the chairmanship, although we thought it would be in 2019 ...
The blandly named American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is one of the most powerful groups you may have never heard of. ALEC describes itself as the "largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets and ...
At its recent States & Nation Policy Summit, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a group that connects state legislators with corporations and creates templates for state legislation, voted on a model bill calling for the crack down and potential criminalization of those protesting U.S. oil and ...
In an open letter Monday, nearly 70 faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln accused Gov. Pete Ricketts and several state senators of ...
Vouchers were taken up and promoted by the Koch-funded American Legislative Exchange Council in the 1980's and was implemented into ...
As the American Legislative Exchange Council's Principles of taxation articulate, the tax code should "facilitate commerce" and "minimize the ...

think tanks like the American Legislative Exchange Council literally write the legislation for the politicians. It's pretty blatant now with Donald ...
Then-Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) spoke at the American Legislative Exchange Council's annual meeting in 2014. ALEC/ ...
Vukmir took that stance as a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the corporate-backed group that brings together ...
... Republicans and some Democrats have gotten on board thanks to well-funded efforts by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) ...
The group operates under the auspices of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a wider effort funded by petrochemicals billionaires ...
Speaking to an audience at a convention of the American Legislative Exchange Council in 2006, Friedman said, "The ideal would be to have ...
Shadowy organizations like the Koch brothers' American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) spend billions on propaganda. They write ...
"The effort to call the convention is funded by wealthy special interest groups like the American Legislative Exchange Council that have long ...
"The effort to call the convention is funded by wealthy special interest groups like the American Legislative Exchange Council that have long ...
Wisconsin Republicans, eager to extend their recent electoral success but frustrated by a U.S. Senate they view as blocking President Donald ...
Then there is the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the Koch's pay-to-play group of Lobbyists and legislators. Unlike AFP, ALEC ...
Removing the deduction will save $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years, the American Legislative Exchange Council said in the letter, published ...
The American Legislative Exchange Council, a controversial group that brings corporate Lobbyists together with state legislators to formulate ...
The legislators were in Denver to attend the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The online menu shows a ...
For her part, she said she'll continue working with the American Legislative Exchange Council's local offshoot, called the American City Council ...
The American Legislative Exchange Council, an influential conservative group that drafts model legislation for state legislatures, has set its ...
There is a shadowy group that has been invisible to the public eye -- the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). President Donald ...
... better than the nine states with the highest income taxes, as noted in a report I co-authored for the American Legislative Exchange Council.
All four of the legislators named by Albaugh were at the time members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Leah Vukmir ...
These laws have emanated from the American Legislative Exchange Council, a policy network funded by corporations. The movement for ...
This kind of thing has been a goal of our old friends at the American Legislative Exchange Council for some time, and this is the kind of goal ...
Jonathan Williams, chief economist and vice president of the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American Legislative Exchange Council, told ...
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has earned a reputation as a leading corporate influence group in recent years, with ...
He flew into Denver on July 20 so he could appear that evening at a closed-door reception for the American Legislative Exchange Council, ...
The 2016 ranking by the American Legislative Exchange Council used 15 factors (including tax rates, regulatory burdens and labor policies) ...
Another Koch-funded network, the American Legislative Exchange Council, provided the language for the scholarship tax credit. Vouchers for ...
On the other hand, the American Legislative Exchange Council describes California as having the fourth-largest tax burden in the country, ...
Joel Griffith is director of the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American Legislative Exchange Council. Jonathan Williams is chief economist ...
... companies, organizations and even conservative policy groups like the Heritage Foundation and the American Legislative Exchange Council ...
Of course, the effort was backed by the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, which wrote model legislation to help state ...
... for Prosperity, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, Heritage Action, the American Legislative Exchange Council's advocacy arm ALEC Action, ...
... better than the nine states with the highest income taxes, as noted in a report I co-authored for the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Wisconsin's Far-Left Senator Tammy Baldwin has been ripe for a conservative challenge since the day she walked on to the Senate Floor ...


 

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