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Lisa Graves: More Corporations Flee as ALEC Rolls Out Its Legislative Agenda

... for two decades through to this day, ALEC has been at the forefront of peddling climate change denial to state policymakers. Its legislative agenda is replete with an array of bills to block almost every effort by the Environmental Protection Agency or other governmental bodies to respond to the climate changes underway. By Lisa Graves, More

Microsoft and More Leave ALEC, 80 Corporations Out

ALECexposed, a project of CMD:  Microsoft has left ALEC, but big technology companies Google, eBay, Facebook, and Yahoo reportedly still fund and remain engaged with ALEC. A number of energy companies have also left ALEC at the request of Greenpeace.Posted by REBEKAH WILCE  PRWatch.org  August 21, 2014Microsoft, the $86.8 billion-a-year technology company, is no longer a More

Oil Industry Conjures Illusion of Public Support for KXL Using ALEC Politicians

ALEC Pushes State Resolutions as Oil Industry Ghostwrites Opinion Pieces for Legislators Posted by NICK SURGEY  PRWatch.org  March 12, 2014    Millions of U.S. citizens have voiced their opposition to the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline in recent months, with more than 2 million publiccomments opposing the project hand delivered to the State Department last week. At the same More

▶ Democracy Now! ALEC's "Institutional Corruption," From Backing Apartheid to Assault on Clean Energy, Public Sector

[youtube=http://youtu.be/ZBlsvdbBPzY] Published on Dec 11, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org - The secretive American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has just ended a week-long meeting in Washington where corporate lobbyists worked with state lawmakers on model bills that will later be introduced in states nationwide. ALEC has reportedly drafted a number of new bills designed to prevent President Obama from cutting More

▶ Democracy Now! ALEC’s “Institutional Corruption,” From Backing Apartheid to Assault on Clean Energy, Public Sector

[youtube=http://youtu.be/ZBlsvdbBPzY] Published on Dec 11, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org - The secretive American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has just ended a week-long meeting in Washington where corporate lobbyists worked with state lawmakers on model bills that will later be introduced in states nationwide. ALEC has reportedly drafted a number of new bills designed to prevent President Obama from cutting More

[Video] Exposing ALEC: How Corporate Special Interests Control State Legislatures

Change the Media, Change the world Panel description (Full panel below): http://youtu.be/HSYETrvH5Tw Full panel: [youtube=http://youtu.be/b6mihN9ehVI] April 1, 2013   freespeechtv[ Published on Apr 1, 2013 The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a corporate-backed organization that creates controversial bills that it pushes through state legislatures. Some of these include broad anti-immigration measures like Arizona's SB 1070, Stand More

CMD/PRWatch Asks Ethics Board to Examine Corporate-Funded Gifts to ALEC Legislators

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release (Friday, March 23, 2012)  CONTACT: Brendan Fischer at (608) 260-9713 or brendan@prwatch.org CMD/PRWatch Asks Ethics Board to Examine Corporate-Funded Gifts to ALEC Legislators  New Documents Show Companies Fund “Scholarships” to Resorts plus Ballgames & Perks  MADISON -- The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) filed a complaint today More

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