ColorOfChange Applauds Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Decision to End its Membership in ALEC

Reed Elsevier, American Traffic Solutions and Arizona Public Service have also cut ties with right-wing groups in recent days

April 17, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Timothy K. Rusch
tim@fitzgibbonmedia.com

New York, NY – The following is a statement from ColorOfChange.org Executive Director Rashad Robinson:

“This week I spoke with an executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield who told me that the company did not renew its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council this year, and we followed up with the company to confirm they are no longer a member of ALEC. We applaud BCBS for ending its relationship with this shadowy DC organization that would rather have our law makers work for corporations than the people.

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