ALEC Leading Right-Wing Campaign To Reopen The Economy

By David Armiak and Alex Kotch, Exposed by CMD. -

Documents obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) show that a powerful corporate lobby front group, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), is playing a leading role in the [...]

Workers May Have Just Killed Missouri’s Right to Work Law

By Jeff Schuhrke, -

By Jeff Schuhrke for In These Times. Missouri - In a badly needed victory for organized labor, a coalition of workers’ rights groups in Missouri is poised to halt a devastating new anti-union law [...]

Hundreds Protest Betsy DeVos Ahead Of ALEC Speech In Denver

By Alexandra Rosenmann, -

By Alexandra Rosenmann for AlterNet - The ALEC meeting comes just a week after the education secretary's talks with men's rights activists. Hundreds of protesters descended on the Colorado [...]

FCC Commissioner Tells ALEC To Help Squash Net Neutrality.

By Bruce Kushnick, -

By Bruce Kushnick for The Huffington Post - But when the second Republican FCC Commissioner, Michael O’Rielly, speaks at ALEC’s (American Legislative Exchange Council) Communications & Technology [...]

Stop One Of The Biggest Mega-Mergers In History

By Candace Clement, -

By Candace Clement for Free Press - AT&T is an enormous media, telecom and internet gatekeeper with a horrible track record of overcharging you, limiting your choices and spying on you. It’s [...]

AARP To Drop Membership To Right-Wing Lobby Group ALEC

By Steven Rosenfeld, -

By Steven Rosenfeld for AlterNet - Progressives dedicated to protecting safety nets for seniors have pressured AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired People, to drop its dues-paying [...]

ALEC Watchdog: Jane Carter Trying To Rewrite The Constitution

By Bill Raden, -

By Bill Raden in Capital and Main - As lobbyists and state legislators gathered at San Diego’s Grand Hyatt resort last week for the three-day annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange [...]

Seattle City Councilmember Blows Whistle On ALEC (&ACCE)

By Nick Licata, -

By Nick Licata in PR Watch - There was one problem in finding out—ALEC is open only to state legislators or private-interest parties, i.e. corporations or business associations. Being neither, I [...]

ALEC Confidential: Tales From The Supply-Side

By Bill Raden, -

By Bill Raden in Capital and Main - “The biggest scam of the last 100 years is global warming!” thundered Stephen Moore to ALEC’s plenary breakfast club this morning. “It’s no surprise that when [...]

Protests Shine Light On ALEC Conference In San Diego

By Ashoka Jegroo, -

By Ashoka Jegroo in Waging Non-Violence - More than a thousand protesters took to the streets of San Diego on July 22 to demonstrate against a conservative nonprofit’s annual meeting of [...]

San Diego Activists Go All In For Anti-Alec Protests

By Doug Porter, -

By Doug Porter in San Diego Free Press - A wide range of organizations, some of whom rarely get involved in non-electoral politics, are calling upon San Diegans to put on their protesting shoes [...]

Act Out! – Greeks, Congressional Cliff Notes & A Jack Ass Named ALEC

By Occupy, -

By Eleanor Goldfield - This week, we're talking repurposed consumerism and Greece's future with artist Lane Collage and how “Austerity” is Greek for “Could happen to you too, America!” Next [...]

Moral Mondays Comes To Indiana

By Harry Targ, -

Rev. Barber spoke about his vision in Indianapolis at a two-day mass meeting of the newly created Indiana Moral Mondays on September 19-20. On September 19, he briefed Hoosier activists who had [...]

Enviro Groups Challenge Dominion Energy Over ALEC Connections

By John Zangas, -

Almost a hundred people rallied at the Arlington, Virginia headquarters of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on September 4 to protest Dominion Resources’ relationship with the [...]

First Hand Experience: Exposing ALEC In Dallas

By Kit O'Connell, -

We’d gathered at Eddie Deen’s Ranch to interrupt the American Legislative Exchange Council at dinner. I was wearing a pink cowboy hat, temporarily inducted into the CODEPINK Posse, an effort [...]

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